, a ceremony to officially welcome the president into office, is a tradition that has been followed for over two centuries.
Duterte, who earlier decided to hold his inauguration
in a simple ceremony in Malacanang instead of at Quirino Grandstand, wanted a separate oath-taking from Robredo to give her a chance to invite more guests.
This coming June 30 holds another first in the country's history of Presidential inaugurations
Some of the projects have been long-pending and may take several more months to be functioning, but that has not stopped the CM from going ahead with the inaugurations
and describing his government as "pro-development".
armed forces have played a vital role in presidential inaugurations
, and it's an honor to continue this important tradition of honoring our commander in chief," said Brig.
Congressional interest in inauguration
security may be based on various factors and determinates, including its roles in appropriating funds for inaugurations
, oversight of law enforcement and first responder entities with inauguration
security responsibilities, and hosting the swearing-in ceremony, as well as the heightened interest in post-9/11 security operations.
The security perimeter is larger than what has been cordoned off for previous inaugurations
And in the 54 inaugurations
that followed Washington's near coronation, we can trace the country's shifting politics, changing circumstances and developing character.
IN PHOTOS: Inaugurations
of past Philippine Presidents
Most expect it to be one of the most historic inaugurations
ever, complete with a speech of the highest caliber.
Photos of past inaugurations
sourced from Gov.ph and collated by Inquirer Research.