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Expenses and Members of Delagation for Recent Russia Visit

Requested from PCOO by Jonathan Catalla at 01:54 PM on May 30, 2017.
Purpose: Transparency, good governance, national interest.
Date of Coverage: 05/21/2017 - 05/27/2017
Tracking no: #PCOO-392237977109

Jonathan 01:54 PM, May 30, 2017

I would like to request for full information on:

1. list of names of those included in the recent Russia official visit and their purpose for being included

2. list of expenses paid for by the Philippine government for said visit.

Danica 11:53 AM, Jun 01, 2017

June 1, 2017

Dear Jonathan,

Thank you for your request dated May 30, 2017 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for Expenses and Members of Delagation for Recent Russia Visit.

We received your request on May 30, 2017 and will respond on or before Jun 20, 2017 01:54:35 PM, in accordance with the Executive Order's implementing rules and regulations.

Should you have any questions regarding your request, kindly contact me using the reply function on the eFOI portal at https://www.foi.gov.ph/requests/aglzfmVmb2ktcGhyHgsSB0NvbnRlbnQiEVBDT08tMzkyMjM3OTc3MTA5DA, for request with ticket number #PCOO-392237977109.

Thank you.

Respectfully,

Danica Orcullo
FOI Officer

Kris 04:59 PM, Jun 01, 2017

1 June 2017

Dear Jonathan,

I refer to your letter of 30 May 2017 about your request under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for Expenses and Members of Delegation for Recent Russia Visit.

In order for us to work further on your request, we need more information from you regarding your query, particularly, whether you refer to the all members of the presidential delegation or only the members of the delegation from PCOO. You may use the reply function on the eFOI portal at https://www.foi.gov.ph/requests/aglzfmVmb2ktcGhyHgsSB0NvbnRlbnQiEVBDT08tMzkyMjM3OTc3MTA5DA, for request with ticket number #PCOO-392237977109, to respond.

During the period of us awaiting your reply, your request will be put on hold. If we do not receive a reply on or before Aug 24, 2017 08:56:34 AM, your request will be closed.

We hope to hear from you at the soonest possible time.

Thank you.

Respectfully,

Kristian Ablan
Assistant Secretary and
FOI Decision Maker
PCOO

Jonathan 08:08 PM, Jun 04, 2017

Good day.

As to the clarification, I would like information on the whole presidential delegation.

Thank you very much.
6 June 2017

Dear Jonathan,

Thank you for the clarification on your FOI request.

Your Request:

You asked for the expenses and members of the ENTIRE presidential delegation to Russia.

Response to Your Request:

Your request is DENIED. While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance this office (PCOO) DOES NOT HAVE the information you requested (the list of the ENTIRE Presidential Delegation to Russia). 

The appropriate office that can provide you with the requested information is the Office of the President (or OP Proper). Unfortunately, OP Proper is not yet enrolled in the eFOI facility. Based on the OP's FOI Manual, you can lodge your FOI request at the Malacanang Records Office (MRO) at the following contact details:

FOI Receiving Officers:
Ogene A. Angeles (PSO VI)
Rochel DG Roxas (PSO IV)

Address:
Malacanang Records Office, Room 128, Mezzanine, Mabini Hall, JP Laurel Street, Malacanang Complex, San Miguel, Manila

Tel. No.: ‎‎(02) 784-4286 local 6131
Email: mro_foi@malacanang.gov.ph

We apologize for any inconvenience. Thank you for understanding.

Respectfully,
Kristian Ablan
Assistant Secretary and
FOI Decision Maker
PCOO

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