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Robredo wake

Leni Robredo, wife of Secretary Jesse M. Robredo, during mass at the Archbishop's Palace. (Malacanang photo)

National Days of mourning for Robredo

National Days of mourning

President Benigno "Noynoy" Aquino III has signed Proclamation No. 460 s. 2012, proclaiming August 21 until Robredo's interment National Days of Mourning.

This entails that the national flag will be at half-mast from sunrise to sunset in all government offices and landmarks, even posts in abroad for six days.

"Furthermore, from today, August 21, 2012 until the date of internment, the national flag shall be lowered to half-mast in Malacañan Palace, the City of Naga, and in all offices and installations of the DILG, BFP, BJMP, LGA, NAPOLCOM, PNP and PPSC," the proclamation said.

The Committee on Funeral Arrangements said public viewing of Robredo's remains in Naga City will continue until Thursday. On Friday, Robredo's remains will be transported from Naga City to Malacañan Palace.

Secretary of Communications Ramon A. Carandang issued this schedule for those who want to pay respects to Robredo:

August 22, 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