Intramuros Administration is an attached agency of the Department of Tourism that was created in pursuant to the Presidential Decree 1616 signed by President Marcos on April 10, 1979, amended by PD 1748 on December 10, 1980. Its main functions are to restore Intramuros and promote it as a tourist destination.
The Board composes of a chairman who is the Secretary of Tourism and the members include top officials from several government offices that concern the environmental, political, infrastructure, and tourism concerns of Intramuros like the Department of Justice, Department of Public Works and Highways, the National Historical Institute and the Philippine Convention and Visitors Corporation.
- "Intramuros Administration." http://www.intramuros.vweb.ph/home.htm (July 20, 2007).