The Office of the Vice President
organized pursuant to Proclamation No. 3 dated March 1986 and Article
VII of the 1987 Constitution and Executive Order No. 240 dated July
functions are classified into:
provide staff assistance to the
Vice President (VP) in the performance of his tasks as the second
official in the Executive Branch.
the necessary technical and support services to the Vice
President to enable him to perform his functions effectively and
the conduct of these functions, the OVP is guided by the following
promotion of political stability and confidence in a democratic system
foreign investments, international trade and diplomatic relations;
peace and order, safety and welfare in coordination with law
economic goals of the country in local, national and international
protection of the interest of the national constituency.
Vice President, he is mandated to ensure that laws are faithfully
Vice President perform ceremonial function through meetings with
representatives of foreign government. He represents the Philippine
government in official gathering and receive foreign dignitaries,
ambassadors, foreign investors, and other foreign officials.
a member of the Cabinet, the Vice President participates in the
foundation of policies in the implementation of government programs
Vice President performs constituency function through consultations
with local executives, lends support to their programs and extends
financial assistance to them.
interactions with his constituents serve to provide the Vice
President a first hand knowledge of their problems. His visits to the
countryside enabled the Vice President to formulate realistic
policies that promote local concerns and make appropriate actions and
recommendations to concerned agencies.
head of the second highest office in the land, the VP performs
administrative function. As administrator, the VP sees to it that the
resources of the OVP are efficiently used to attain the goals and
objectives of the office.
The OVP Organization...