Wednesday, August 10, 2011

August 19 is a Special Non-Working Holiday for Kadayawan


President NoyNoy Aquino officially declared August 19 as a Special Non-Working Holiday in Davao City for the celebration of Kadayawan festival. This will be a good news for students and employees of Davao because they can have time to celebrate the Kadayawan Festival. Below is the official declaration from www.gov.ph:



MALACA√ĎAN PALACE
MANILA
BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES

PROCLAMATION NO. 215

DECLARING FRIDAY, 19 AUGUST 2011, AS A SPECIAL (NON-WORKING) DAY IN THE CITY OF DAVAO

WHEREAS, the City of Davao marks the week-long celebration of the “Kadayawan Festival”;

WHEREAS, to enable the people of the City of Davao participate in the event, the Sangguniang Panlungsod requested that Friday, 19 August 2011 be declared a special non-working holiday;

WHEREAS, it is but fitting and proper that the people of the City of Davao be given full opportunity to celebrate and participate in the occasion with appropriate ceremonies.

NOW, THEREFORE, I, PAQUITO N. OCHOA JR., Executive Secretary, by authority of His Excellency, BENIGNO S. AQUINO III, do hereby declare Friday, 19 August 2011, as a special (non-working) day in the City of Davao.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the Republic of the Philippines to be affixed.

Done in the City of Manila, this 4th day of August, the year of Our Lord, Two Thousand and Eleven.

By authority of the President:
(Sgd.) PAQUITO N. OCHOA, JR.
Executive Secretary

Source: www.gov.ph and www.davaobase.com and Rhonson Ng for the picture

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