Office of the President
of the Philippines
MEMORANDUM CIRCULAR NO. 36
CREATING AN INTER-AGENCY COMMITTEE TO TAKE CHARGE OF THE FUNERALÂ ARRANGEMENTS AND INTERMENT OF THE LATE JESSE M. ROBREDO,Â SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT
WHEREAS, Jesse M. Robredo, Secretary of the Interior and Local Government, tragically died on 18 August 2012, to the deep sorrow of the Philippine Nation;
WHEREAS, it is fitting and proper that the State renders honor to the late Secretary of the Interior and Local Government, commensurate with the peoples’ affection and admiration for him; and,
WHEREAS, these honors and all forms of official recognition must be done in accordance with law, wishes of the bereaved family of the late Secretary, and the fullest participation of the agencies he headed and the people he represented.
NOW THEREFORE, I, PAQUITO N. OCHOA, JR, Executive Secretary, by authority of the President of the Philippines, do hereby create a Committee on Funeral Arrangements and Burial, composed of the following offices/entities:
Office of the Executive Secretary
Presidential Management Staff
Department of the Interior and Local Government
Presidential Communications Development and Strategic Planning Office
Office of the Presidential Spokesperson
Armed Forces of the Philippines
Philippine National Police
Office of Presidential Protocol
MalacaÃ±ang Social Office
Presidential Security Group
The Committee may call on any government entities and enjoin the support of concerned non-government organizations (NGOs) and the private sector as may be necessary to assist in the performance of its functions.
DONE, in the City of Manila, this 21st day of August in the year of Our Lord, Two Thousand and Twelve.
By authority of the President:
(Sgd.) PAQUITO N. OCHOA, JR.