Executive Department

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Executive Departments of the Philippines
The Executive Departments of the Philippines (also known as the "Cabinet") are the largest component of the national executive branch of the government of the Philippines. There are a total of nineteen executive departments, comprising the largest part of the country's bureaucracy. The Cabinet secretaries are tasked to advise the President on the different affairs of the state such as agriculture, budget, finance, education, social welfare, national defense, foreign affairs and etc. They are nominated by the President and then presented to the Commission on Appointments, a body of the Congress of the Philippines that confirms or rejects all appointments made by the head of state. If the presidential appointees are approved, they are sworn into office, receive the title "Secretary," and begin to carry out their duties. During the presidency of Ferdinand Marcos, upon the mandate of the then 1973 Constitution, he changed the departments into ministries. This lasted from 1978 until the end of his government. Thus, the Department of Education became the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports.

Organizational Chart
Of Executive Department

Cabinet and Cabinet-level officials
The men and women listed below form the cabinet of the incumbent President Benigno S. Aquino III, Vice President Jejomar Binay and are the heads of the Executive Departments of the Philippines. Philippines

Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments
Date of Information: 7/22/2011
Pres.| Benigno AQUINO III|
Vice Pres.| Jejomar Cabaiatam BINAY|
Executive Sec.| Paquito OCHOA, Jr.|
Chief of Staff| Julia ABAD|
Sec. of Agrarian Reform| Virgilio DE LOS REYES|
Sec. of Agriculture| Proceso ALCALA|
Sec. of the Budget & Management| Florencio ABAD|
Sec. of Education, Culture, & Sports| Armin LUISTRO, Rev.| Sec. of Energy| Jose Rene D. ALMENDRAS|
Sec. of Environment & Natural Resources| Ramon PAJE|
Sec. of Finance| Cesar PURISIMA|
Sec. of Foreign Affairs| Albert DEL ROSARIO|
Sec. of Health| Enrique ONA, Dr.|
Sec. of Interior & Local Govt.| Jesse ROBREDO|
Sec. of Justice| Leila DE LIMA|
Sec. of Labor & Employment| Rosalinda BALDOZ|
Sec. of National Defense| Voltaire GAZMIN|
Sec. of Public Works & Highways| Rogelio L. SINGSON|
Sec. of Science & Technology| Mario MONTEJO|
Sec. of Social Welfare & Development| Corazon SOLIMAN| Sec. of Socioeconomic Planning| Cayetano PADERANGA|
Sec. of Tourism| Alberto LIM|
Sec. of Trade & Industry| Gregory DOMINGO|
Sec. of Transportation & Communications| Manuel ROXAS II| National Security Adviser| Norberto GONZALES|
Governor, Central Bank of the Philippines| Amando TETANGCO, Jr.| Ambassador to the US| Jose CUISIA, Jr.|
Permanent Representative to the UN, New York| Libran N. CABUTULAN|

All departments are listed by their present-day name with their English names on top and Filipino names at the bottom. Department| Acronym| Office| Incumbent| in Office since| Department of Agrarian Reform

Kagawaran ng Repormang Pansakahan| DAR (KRP)| Secretary of Agrarian Reform Kalihim ng Repormang Pansakahan| Virgilio De Los Reyes| June 30, 2010| Department of Agriculture
Kagawaran ng Pagsasaka| DA (KPS)| Secretary of Agriculture Kalihim ng Pagsasaka| Proceso Alcala| June 30, 2010|
Department of Budget and Management
Kagawaran ng Pagbabadyet at Pamamahala| DBM (KPP)| Secretary of Budget and Management Kalihim ng Pagbabadyet at Pamamahala| Florencio Abad| June 30, 2010| Department of Education
Kagawaran ng Edukasyon| DepEd (KEd)| Secretary of Education Kalihim ng Edukasyon| Br. Armin Luistro FSC| June 30, 2010| Department of Energy
Kagawaran ng Enerhiya| DOE (KEn)| Secretary of Energy
Kalihim ng Enerhiya| Jose Rene Almendras| June 30, 2010|
Department of Environment and Natural...
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