HIGHLIGHTS: Aquino endorses Mar Roxas for 2016 elections

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Published: 8:34 AM July 31, 2015

Updated: 4:18 PM July 31, 2015

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – President Benigo Aquino III on Friday, July 31, endorsed Interior and Local Government Secretary Manuel "Mar" Roxas II as the standard-bearer of the ruling Liberal Party.

READ: Mar Roxas accepts challenge, to pursue 'straight path'

Aquino and his staunchest allies gathered at Club Filipino in Greenhills, San Juan, to formally endorse Roxas.

The theme revolved around continuity and the Aquino government's campaign for good government, Daang Matuwid. (READ: Mar Roxas: The long road to endorsement)

As part of Rappler’s #PHvote “The Leader I Want Series,” we also looked at Roxas’ stand on issues the next president will have to zoom in on: corruption, social inequality, climate change and disasters, foreign policy, OFWs, and peace in Mindanao. Check it out here: #TheLeaderIWant: Mar Roxas' to-fix list for 2016

Watch the highlights from the event below:


Mar Roxas arrives at Club Filipino


Aquino arrives at Club Filipino to endorse Mar Roxas


Aquino formally endorses Roxas


Roxas accepts Aquino’s endorsement

– Rappler.com