JESSE ROBREDO: Funeral Arrangements and Burial of Sec. Robredo

Bulletin No. 1 (Aug. 21) on Funeral Arrangements and Burial of Sec. Robredo

I. Schedule of public viewing of the remains of Secretary Robredo in Naga City

As Secretary of Communications Ramon A. Carandang announced in Naga City today, the following is the schedule for the public viewing of the remains of the late Secretary of the Interior and Local Government, Jesse M. Robredo:

August 21, 2012, Tuesday
11:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. – The remains of Secretary Robredo will be moved from Funeraria Imperial to the Archbishop’s Palace, Naga City, at around 11 p.m.

August 22, 2012, Wednesday
9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. – Mass
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. – wake
5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. – Mass
6:00 p.m. onwards – wake

August 23, 2012, Thursday
9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. – Mass
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. – wake
5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. – Mass
6:00 p.m. onwards – wake

August 24, 2012, Friday
9:00 a.m. – Remains to be transported from Naga City to Malacañan Palace.

*Note: The wake is open to the public

II. Masses to be held in Metro Manila

The following is the tentative schedule of Masses to be held in honor of Secretary Robredo:

Philippine National Police Chapel, Camp Crame
6:30 a.m., 12:15 p.m., and 5:15 p.m., daily

National Police Commission Office, Makati
9:00 a.m., Wednesday

Department of the Interior and Local Government Central Office
8:00 a.m., Wednesday
12:00 nn, Thursday to Friday
Department of the Interior and Local Government Regional Offices
Starts tomorrow morning; exact schedules to be published tomorrow

III. National Flags will be flown at half-mast for six days starting tomorrow (Aug. 22)

In accordance with law, the President signed Proclamation No. 460, s. 2012, today, commencing the Days of National Mourning that will continue until the date of Secretary Robredo’s interment.

The proclamation also states that “for a period of six (6) days, the national flag shall be flown at half-mast from sunrise to sunset in all government buildings and installations in the Philippines and in our posts abroad.”

Today, the City of Naga, Malacañan Palace, the Department of the Interior and Local Government, its attached agencies, and the Philippine National Police have lowered the national flag to half-mast.

However, in accordance with law, the six days that the national flag will be flown at half-mast nationwide begins tomorrow, August 22, 2012, as the proclamation was signed after sunset of August 21, 2012. All government offices are enjoined to comply. — Committee on Funeral Arrangements, Malacañang

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