BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES
EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 65
AMENDING EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 54, SERIES OF 1999
WHEREAS, it is important to include the private sector in the Pasig River Rehabilitation Commission to get their inputs in the Commission’s planning and their assistance in implementing the same;
WHEREAS, the rehabilitation of the Pasig River involves coordinated and sustained efforts from both the government and the private sector;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, JOSEPH EJERCITO ESTRADA, President of the Republic of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by the Constitution, do hereby order:
Section 1. Amendment to Section 2. — Section 2 of Executive Order No. 54, Series of 1999 is hereby amended to be read as follows:
“Section 2. Composition and Membership. The Commission shall be composed of the following:
a. The Secretary of the Department of Budget and Management or his duly authorized representative who shall act as its Chairman; The Chairman of the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) or his duly authorized representative who shall act as its Co-Chairman;
b. The Secretaries and Heads of the following agencies or their respective representatives as members;
1. Department of Public Works and Highways
2. Department of Environment and Natural Resources
3. Department of Tourism
4. Department of Transportation and Communications
5. Department of Finance
6. Department of Trade and Industry
7. Department of National Defense
8. Department of the Interior and Local Government
9. Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council
10. Office of the Executive Secretary
c. Three (3) representatives from the Private Sector to be appointed by the President.“
Section 2. Repealing Clause. — All orders, proclamations, rules and regulations, issuances, or parts thereof, which are inconsistent with any provision of this Executive Order are hereby repealed or modified accordingly.
Section 3. Effectivity. This Executive Order shall take effect immediately.
DONE in the City of Manila, Philippines, this 19th day of January in the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and ninety-nine.
(Sgd.) JOSEPH EJERCITO ESTRADA
President of the Philippines
By the President:
(Sgd.) ROLANDO B. ZAMORA
Source: Presidential Management Staff
Office of the President of the Philippines. (1999). [Executive Order Nos. : 1 – 338]. Manila : Presidential Management Staff.