BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES
ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 223
TAKING CONCRETE ACTION TO ADDRESS POVERTY AND PRICES THROUGH MAJOR LIVELIHOOD AND JOB INITIATIVES
I, GLORIA M. ARROYO, President of the Philippines, by the powers vested in me by law, do hereby order:
There shall be emergency employment programs for the youth in the Urban Beltway and countryside public works in summer months, using both regular infrastructure outlays and the Road Board funds. The program should be implemented in the April-May summer construction period. Besides wages, beneficiaries shall be given some quantity of rice.
DONE in the City of Manila, this 11thÂ day of March in the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand and Eight.
(Sgd.) GLORIA MACAPAGAL-ARROYO
President of the Philippines
By the President:
(Sgd.)Â EDUARDO R. ERMITA
Source:Â MalacaÃ±ang Records Office
Office of the President of the Philippines. (2008).Â [AdministrativeÂ Order Nos. :Â 111 – 288].Â Manila :Â MalacaÃ±ang Records Office.