The Comelec organized three Presidential Debates one each in Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao, and one vice presidential debate to be held in Metro Manila.
The first of a series debates organized by the Commission on Election (Comelec) will be held in Mindanao at Capitol University in Cagayan de Oro City on February 21, 5 pm until 7 pm., Comelec Chair Andres Bautista announced during the signing of a memorandum of agreement (MOA) between the election body and several media outfits Wednesday.
For the first presidential debate hosted by Inquirer and it’s election partner, GMA 7, candidates running for the country’s top political post are expected to present their platforms on such pressing issues as peace and order, poverty reduction, agriculture, and Charter change.
The Comelec will then be “inviting all the candidates for President and Vice President,” but the decision is still i them whether or not they will attend for the debates, Baustista said.
“PiliPinas Debates 2016” the four debates that will be happened in selected universities will be produced and broadcast live by participating networks and their printing partners.