BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES
ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 33
CREATING A NATIONAL COMMITTEE FOR THE COMMEMORATION CELEBRATION OF THE SEVENTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FEBRUARY 22-25, 1986 REVOLUTION
WHEREAS, the February 22-25, 1986 EDSA Revolution restored dramatic institutions and ushered in meaningful political, social and economic reforms
WHEREAS, the triumph of this Revolution was anchored upon People Power, the spontaneous demonstration of the citizens’ solidarity in seeking to transform Philippine society and chart a new course for their nation by linking arms and courageously asserting their democratic right;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, FIDEL V. RAMOS, President of the Republic of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by law, do hereby create a National Committee for the Commemoration of the February 22-25, 1986 Revolution.
The Committee shall be composed of National Defense Secretary Renato de Villa as Chairman and Council of the Laity Chairman Antonio de los Reyes as Co-Chairman. The Committee shall have the following members:
Representative of the Office of the President;
Secretary of Public Works and Highways;
Secretary of Transportation and Communications;
Secretary of Budget and Management;
Secretary of Interior and Local Government;
President of the League of Governors;
Chairman of Metro Manila Authority; and
Representative from NGOs.
The Committee shall have the following functions:
1. Formulate and implement a comprehensive plan for the commemoration of the Seventh Anniversary of the February 22-25, 1986 EDSA Revolution. Austerity and volunteerism will be observed.
2. Direct, supervise and coordinate the participation of all sectors who would like to celebrate the Seventh Anniversary of the EDSA People Power Revolution of February 22-25, 1986.
The Committee shall coordinate with the Office of the Executive Secretary, through the Head of the Presidential Management Staff (PMS), for the purpose of planning and mobilizing resources in connection with this celebration.
The Committee may call upon any government instrumentality to render the necessary assistance for the celebration.
The Secretary of Budget and Management is hereby directed to allocate the amount necessary to support this activity.
This Administrative Order shall take effect immediately.
Done in the City of Manila, this 2nd day of February, in the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and ninety-three.
(Sgd.) FIDEL V. RAMOS
President of the Philippines
By the President:
(Sgd.) ANTONIO T. CARPIO
Chief Presidential Legal Counsel
Source: Malacañang Records Office
Office of the President of the Philippines. (1993). [Administrative Order Nos. : 1 – 100]. Manila : Malacañang Records Office.