20 June 2022

Philippines' New Vice President Sworn in

  • QNA_PHILEPPINEEE_20-06-2022

Manila, June 20 (QNA) - Sara Duterte, the daughter of outgoing Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, has been sworn in as the country's 15th vice president She will officially assume office on June 30. Her six-year term ends on June 30, 2028.
Sara Duterte, 44 years, is the youngest to have been elected vice president and the third woman vice president after Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and Maria Leonor Robredo.
Duterte-Carpio won by garnering 32.2 million votes in the May 2022 elections and about twice the 16.6 million votes cast for her father in the 2016 presidential race.
Ferdinand Marcos, 64, also won by a landslide with 31.6 million votes. He will take his oath of office in Manila as new Philippine president on June 30, succeeding Duterte. (QNA)


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