By Liezelle Soriano
MANILA — President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. issued Executive Order No. 11 that changed the name of the Office of the Press Secretary (OPS) and the structure of the Office of the President (OP) as part of the streamlining of the government.
Under EO 11, the OPS will now be called the Presidential Communications Office (PCO).
Aside from the PCO, among the five (5) main offices under the OP, which will be directly supervised now by the President are the Executive Office, Office of the Chief Presidential Legal Counsel (OCPLC), Private Office, and Office of the Special Assistant to the President (OSAP).
The Executive Office now oversees the Presidential Management Staff (PMS).
In July of last year, Marcos changed the name of the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) to OPS.