Sec. Jesse Robredo’s remains brought to Malacañang today, August 24 and will be there until Sunday, August 26

Philstar.com’s Aurea Calica reports that the remains of Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Jesse Robredo "will lie in state at Malacañang's Kalayaan Hall starting today, Friday, August 24, to allow people to pay their last respects." Robredo's body will be taken to Naga City for interment on Tuesday, August 28.

Philstar.com’s Aurea Calica reports that the remains of Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Jesse Robredo "will lie in state at Malacañang's Kalayaan Hall starting today, Friday, August 24, to allow people to pay their last respects." Robredo's body will be taken to Naga City for interment on Tuesday, August 28.

 

The report quoted Undersecretary Manuel Quezon III of the Presidential Communications Development and Strategic Planning Office, who said that "the wake at Kalayaan Hall will be from Friday, August 24 to Sunday, August 26 as part of the state funeral for Robredo." The public may view Robredo’s remains from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Friday, August 24 and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, August 25. The report noted: "During the public viewing, public access to Kalayaan Hall will be through Gate 7. For family and friends, access will be through Gate 6. For food and other donations, these can be sent to Gate 4."


The report added that "Robredo's wife Maria Leonor had requested people to give donations, in lieu of flowers, to his favorite charity organizations: Physicians for Peace Philippines Inc., Walking Free and Resource Center for the Blind programs in particular, Missionaries for the Poor, and Project Jose."

 

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