Palace declares national days of mourning for Robredo
MANILA, Philippines – Malacanang issued Proclamation No. 460 to declare the national days of mourning for the late Interior Secretary Jesse Robredo starting Tuesday until his burial.
The Palace also ordered all government offices in the country to fly all flags at half-staff in honor of Robredo.
“The Committee on Funeral Arrangements and Burial created by virtue of MC 36 s. 2012, shall issue bulletins through the Office of the Presidential Spokesperson, as arrangements are finalized in consultation with, and in accordance with the wishes of, the bereaved family of the late Secretary Jesse M. Robredo. This includes announcing when the six-day period of the national flag flying at half-mast nationwide will commence,” the proclamation said.
“Let us allow the Robredo family time to grieve; let us refrain from engaging in any effort to pressure them as to any details concerning the funeral and accompanying ceremonies. These will be announced at the proper time.”