President gloria Macapagal-Arroyo poses with officials and guests at the NCDA marker during her tour and inspection of the newly constructed 2-storey building of the National Council on Disability Affairs. Thge Council has been transferred to the Office of the President by virtue of Executive Order No. 709 dated February 26, 2008. It is vested with powers and functions as a policy-making, coordinating and monitoring agency of the government on disability related matters in the country. In the photo are (From R-L) Foreign Affairs Secretary Alberto Romulo, Department of Social Welfare and Development Secretary Celia C. Yangco, NCDA Chairperson Rosie Lovely T. Romulo, NCDA Assistant Secretary Nora C. Salazar, NCDA Officer-In-Charge Mateo A. Lee, Jr., Engr. Bien C. Mateo of the SM Committee on Disability Affairs and leaders of various groups and organizations of and for persons with disabilities.