Despite his tight schedule and a whole country to rule, President Rodrigo Duterte still managed to pay his respects for actor Aga Muhlach‘s father.
Alvaro “Cheng” Muhlach‘s life ended between 3:00 am to 5:00 am on May 12. Later the official cause listed was Heart Failure. Every family member of the Muchlach clan remembered him by posting throwback photos online. Their posts included heartfelt messages.
Aga announced the details of his father’s wake in an Instagram Story. The wake commenced on May 13. The wake was at Heritage Park in Taguig City.
President Duterte and other government officials paid their respects at the inurnment on May 15.
The actor has also recently posted a video of Duterte entering the chapel. The caption expressed his deepest gratitude:
“Maraming salamat, Pangulong Duterte for paying your respects to my Dad. It meant so much to me and my family.”
The Presidential Communications Group even posted the president’s visit on their official Twitter account.
He was accompanied by Secretary Bong Go. During the wake he gladly interacted with Aga’s relatives and friends. Later they took a picture with his signature pose. After that they had a small talk to ease their grief.
Many netizens shared their sympathies and condolences with the Muhlach family. Many netizens also left comments respecting and appreciating President Duterte’s sincere gesture.
The Muhlach’s children and other family members also posted on their Instagram accounts the sorrow they felt because of their patriarch’s passing.
Watch the video below:
Our greatest sympathies go out to the entire Mulach family. Alvaro Mulach is in a better place now, smiling down at us.