MANILA, Philippines - Everything is ready for the funeral of former President Ferdinand Marcos at the Libangan Ng Mga Bayani on September 18.
This is revealed by former Senator Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr., who said that indeed begin their family preparations for interment rites, including providing military honors to their father.
The report of the newspaper Philippine Star, the senator said that given the go-signal President Rodrigo Duterte their families to bury the former president of Heroes, a decision has been controversial because of the protests of the families of the desaparecidos during Martial Law.
The remaining parts of previous President Ferdinand Marcos will be exchanged to the Libingan ng mga Bayani inside the year, over two decades after it was taken back to the Philippines, his child and namesake said.
Representative Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. said he and President-choose Rodrigo Duterte have achieved an assention for a saint's internment for the late strongman amid their four-hour meeting at the After Dark bar in Davao City Friday (June 10).
"The dialog was exceptionally casual however we're looking at [to make it happen] on September. We concurred that it will happen this year," the more youthful Marcos said.
Duterte has been vocal about his arrangement to cover Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani in Taguig in spite of reactions from human rights gatherings and Martial Law casualties. He said the late despot should have been covered there on the grounds that he had served as a warrior amid the Japanese control of the Philippines.
He said the issue of the senior Marcos' internment has additionally isolated the nation for so long and the opportunity has already come and gone that the matter is let go by exchanging the late President's remaining parts to the legends' graveyard.
Marcos' remaining parts were taken back to the Philippines in 1993, four years after he passed on in Hawaii. It has subsequent to been put in plain view at the family's tomb in Ilocos Norte.