From Presidential Spokesperson Ernie Abella – On Memorandum Circular 20

The Palace, through the Office of the Executive Secretary, has directed government agencies to support the country’s hosting of the 19th Asian Senior Women’s Volleyball Championship.

Memorandum Circular No. 20 likewise encouraged all local government units (LGUs) to do the same.

The hosting of said sporting event in the Philippines from August 9 to 17 at Binan, Laguna will bring international prestige, publicity, goodwill, and economic benefits to the country.