DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE Roxas Boulevard Comer Pablo Ocampo, Sr. Street Manila 1004
DEPARTMENT ORDER NO. -)J- b9 May 19, 2009
In preparation for the commemoration of the 111th Anniversary of the Philippine Independence pursuant to Administrative Order No. 259 , and in support of the stewardship of Negros Occidental and Negros Oriental by the Secretary of Finance for the implementation of the Comprehensive Livelihood and Emergency Employment Program (CLEEP) , all Heads of DOF Offices, Bureaus and attached agencies are hereby enjoined to give full support, assistance and cooperation to the Department of Labor and Employment as the lead organization for the preparatory and program of activities for the Independence Day celebration. In connection thereto, a counterpart AD HOC COMMITTEE is hereby constituted at the local level , to be chaired by Ms. RENEE T. EMPACES, OIC-Regional Director, Bureau of Local Government Finance covering Negros Oriental/CLEEP Regional Focal Person and Ms. AYNIE MANDAJOYAN, Assistant Regional Director, Bureau of Internal Revenue- Dumaguete District Office as Co-chair. The COMMITTEE shall have representations from the DOF offices and attached agencies with regional offices in Negros Oriental and Negros Occidental, including the Bureau of the Treasury (BTr), Cooperative Development Authority (CDA) and such other offices as maybe necessary. The COMMITTEE shall handle all the necessary coordination and preparations for the celebration of the Independence Day in Dumaguete City with the DOLE Regional Office and other concerned government agencies; and enlist the active participation and involvement of local chief executives (LCEs)/local government units (LGUs), NGOs/POs, private sector, and the academe in the implementation of activities during the three (3) - day celebration of Independence Day on June 12 to 14, 2009. The COMMITTEE shall update/inform the Office of the Secretary of Finance on the preparations thru the Office of Asst. Secretary for Special Concerns and CLEEP National Focal Person. The Ad Hoc Committee shall report to the Assistant Secretary for Special Concerns and CLEEP National Focal Person/Coordinator for guidance. This Order shall take effect immediately, and all concerned shall be guided accordingly.