Filipinos and political pundits higher get the popcorn prepared on Monday (July 24).
Presidential spokesperson Ernesto Abella has revealed that President Rodrigo Duterte’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) may be about one hour and 30 minutes lengthy, similar to a film.
In an announcement Sunday (July 23), Abella mentioned studying Duterte’s ready speech, which was written in English, “should take approximately 50 minutes.”
“[G]iven there will be pauses for applause and off-the-cuff remarks, the speech may take an hour and thirty minutes,” he added.
Adding to the cinematic really feel of Duterte’s speech will be the route of the SONA by acclaimed director Brillante Mendoza.
Abella mentioned Duterte’s SONA will characteristic a evaluation of previous achievements, current state of affairs and the announcement of future initiatives “in broad strokes.”
“On the whole it will be frank, challenging, realistic but hopeful,” he mentioned.
Duterte’s Report to the People will be out there on-line after he has spoken, Abella added.