Palace hails ‘superb’ SEA Games opening rites
By Prince Golez
Malacañang on Sunday commended the Philippine Southeast Asian Games Organizing Committee, led by Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano, for the “superb” opening ceremony of the SEA Games 2019 in Bulacan Province last Saturday.
“There was a feeling of excitement, happiness, habang pumapasok ang delgation. Lahat ng tao nagsisigawan, nagiindakan. We have to congratulate the organizers for the superb opening of the SEA Games,” Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo in an interview on DZIQ.
“Ako bihiri mamuri ng performance. Napakadamot ko pagdating diyan. Maganda talaga, pati nga yung uniform,” added Panelo.
The Palace official also congratulated the Philippine athletics for bagging gold in the Standard Waltz, individual triathlon, and wushu events.
“We have to congratulate our Filipino athletes for that. Talagang nakaka-inspire. Talagang maganda ang preparation nila. There is no substitute for preparation in any competition,” he added.