Office of the President
of the Philippines
MEMORANDUM CIRCULAR NO. 74
ENJOINING ALL HEADS OF NATIONAL AGENCIES, PROVINCIAL GOVERNORS, CITY MAYORS, AND MUNICIPAL MAYORS IN MINDANAO TO AUTHORIZE THEIR DESIGNATED PUBLIC RELATIONS AND INFORMATION OFFICERS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE 2014 MINDANAO COMMUNICATORS’ CONGRESS AND WORKSHOP TO BE CONDUCTED BY THE MINDANAO COMMUNICATORS’ NETWORK, INC. IN COOPERATION WITH THE MINDANAO DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY AND THE PRESIDENTIAL COMMUNICATIONS OPERATIONS OFFICE ON 12-14 NOVEMBER 2014
The Mindanao Communicators’ Network, Inc. (MindaComNet), a network of government and non-government public relations and information officers, organized in 1999, for the purpose of networking activities for communication practitioners in the government and non-government organizations and the private sector in Mindanao to enhance the professional growth of public and private communicators/public relations and information officers in Mindanao regions.
The MindaComNet was organized to serve as a mechanism for the promotion of the National Government’s peace and development efforts in Mindanao.
In order to achieve its purpose and objectives, the MindaComNet will conduct a congress and workshop on 12-14 November 2014 at Grand Astoria Hotel in Zamboanga City.
All heads of government departments, bureaus and offices, including government-owned or -controlled corporations, government financial institutions, state colleges and universities, and local government units, are enjoined to authorize their public relations/information officers to attend and participate in MindaComNet congress and workshop and similar activities on 12-14 November 2014 on official time with expenses, such as transportation, per diems, registration fee, and other necessary fees/expenses at rates prescribed in accordance with existing policies of the Department of Budget and Management, the Commission on Audit, and the Civil Service Commission, chargeable against the funds of their respective agencies/offices, and subject to the usual accounting and auditing rules and regulations.
This Memorandum Circular shall take effect immediately.
By Authority of the President:
(Sgd.) PAQUITO N. OCHOA, JR.
Manila, 10 November 2014