BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES
EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 111
AUTHORIZING THE TRANSFER OF 8.6 HECTARES OF NAYONG PILIPINO FOUNDATION PROPERTY COVERED BY TCT NO. 18445 TO THE MANILA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT AUTHORITY
WHEREAS, it is the declared policy of the State to promote and maintain a viable, efficient, dependable and safe air transportation system as an effective instrument for national recovery and economic progress;
WHEREAS, the Government, through the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) and the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA), has caused the construction and operation of a new passenger terminal at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) known as the International Passenger Terminal 3 (IPT3);
WHEREAS, in order to comply with the International Civil Aviation Organization flight safety standards and ensure the safe and efficient movement of passenger, baggage and cargo at the NAIA, it is necessary to construct an additional parallel taxiway and surface road connection between the NAIA Terminal 2 to Terminal 3;
WHEREAS, the construction will require approximately 8.6 hectares of land presently occupied by the Nayong Pilipino Cultural Park (Park) and the park’s closure for the safety of the general public and the security of the premises;
WHEREAS, the Nayong Pilipino Foundation (NPF) and the MIAA have entered into a Memorandum of Agreement whereby the NPF has agreed to transfer the affected areas of the Park to the MIAA;
WHEREAS, under Section 7 paragraph (a) of Presidential Decree No. 37 which created the NPF, the land occupied by the Park shall not be transferred to another person or entity without previous authorization by the President of the Philippines.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, GLORIA MACAPAGAL-ARROYO, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the law do hereby authorize the NPF to transfer to MIAA a portion of the land presently occupied by the Park, covered by TCT No. 18445 of the Register of Deeds of Pasay, Metro Manila, consisting of 8.6 hectares. Pending the Park’s redevelopment, the NPF is also hereby authorized to close the park and cease park operations, except for the purpose of overseeing, maintaining and preserving the assets of the Park and of Nayong Pilipino Foundation;
This Executive Order shall take effect upon its signing.
Done in the City of Manila, this 26th day of June, in the year of Our Lord, Two Thousand and Two.
(Sgd.) GLORIA MACAPAGAL-ARROYO
President of the Philippines
By the President:
(Sgd.) AVELINO J. CRUZ, JR.
Acting Executive Secretary
Source: Malacañang Records Office
Office of the President of the Philippines. (2002). [Executive Order Nos. : 101 – 200]. Manila : Malacañang Records Office.