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    July 29 Is A Holiday In Observance Of The Feast Of Ramadhan

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    President Benigno Aquino III declared July 29 a regular holiday in observance of the Feast of Ramadhan.

     

    MALACAÑAN PALACE
    MANILA

    BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES
    PROCLAMATION NO. 826

    DECLARING TUESDAY, 29 JULY 2014, AS A REGULAR HOLIDAY THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY IN OBSERVANCE OF EID’L FITR (FEAST OF RAMADHAN)

    WHEREAS, Republic Act No. 9177 declared Eid’l Fitr (Feast of Ramadhan) as a regular holiday throughout the country;

    WHEREAS, Eid’l Fitr is celebrated by the Muslim World for three (3) days after the end of the month of fasting;

    WHEREAS, to promote cultural understanding and integration, the entire Filipino nation should have the full opportunity to join their Muslim brothers and sisters in the observance and celebration of Eid’l Fitr; and

    WHEREAS, in order to bring the religious and cultural significance of the Eid’l Fitr to the fore of national consciousness, it is necessary to declare Tuesday, 29 July 2014, as a regular holiday throughout the country.

    NOW, THEREFORE, I, BENIGNO S. AQUINO III, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by law, do hereby declare Tuesday, 29 July 2014, as a regular holiday throughout the country in observance of Eid’l Fitr (Feast of Ramadhan).

    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 10th day of July, in the year of Our Lord, Two Thousand and Fourteen.

    (Sgd.) BENIGNO S. AQUINO III

    By the President:

    (Sgd.) PAQUITO N. OCHOA, JR.
    Executive Secretary

     

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