Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Inauguration of President Benigno Aquino ,Jr.

The inauguration ceremony of the 15th President of the Philippines has already startedstarting with the singing of the Lupang Hinirang.A musical ensemble by artists namely: APO Hiking Society, Ogie Alcasid, Regine Velasquez, Noel Cabangon, Gary Valenciano and others.

As I am writing this post, President of the Senate of the Philippines Juan Ponce Enrile read the proclamation of the election results.

To follow :
Vice President-elect Jejomar Binay will take the oath from Associate Justice Carpio-Morales. At exactly 12:00 p.m. PST, Associate Justice Carpio-Morales will administer the oath of office to President-elect Aquino. Aquino will then deliver his inaugural address as the President of the Philippines. Later on, the nation will say the Pledge of Allegiance to the Philippine Flag.

81 countries and foreign organizations have sent in 101 delegates to attend the ceremony, among them East Timor president Jose Ramos-Horta and Tokyo Governor Shintaro Ishihara, both friends to the Aquino family