Reconstitution of the Negotiating Panel to Settle the Ownership issue on the 10-Hectare US Diplomatic and Consular Area in Fort Bonifacio ( Memorandum Order No. 167 )

March 21, 2005

March 21, 2005


Further to Memorandum Order No. 159 dated 28 January 2005 regarding the reconstitution of the Negotiating Panel to settle the ownership issue on the ten hectare US Diplomatic and Consular Area in Fort Bonifacio and the establishment of lease arrangements over the same property for US diplomatic and consular housing, the said Negotiating Panel is hereby reconstituted as follows:

Chairman: Hon. Franklin M. Ebdalin
  Undersecretary for Administration
  Department of Foreign Affairs
Members: Hon. Ricardo V. Paras, III
  Chief State Counsel
  Department of Justice
  Hon. Isaac S. Puno III
  Executive Vice President
  Bases Conversion and Development Authority
  Hon. Joe Nathan P. Tenefrancia
  Senior Deputy Executive Secretary for Legal Affairs
  Office of the Executive Secretary

The panel shall convene and commence its task immediately and submit its report and recommendations to this Office not later than thirty (30) days from date hereof. ScTaEA

Manila, March 21, 2005