June 30, a non-working holiday
Manila (18 June) -- Malacanang issued yesterday (June 17) Proclamation No. 2085 declaring June 30, 2010 a special non-working holiday to enable Filipinos to witness the inaugural ceremonies for President-elect Benigno Aquino III.
The Proclamation states thus:
"PROCLAMATION NO. 2085, declaring Wednesday, June 30, 2010 as special non-working holiday throughout the Philippines.
"Whereas the presidential inaugural ceremonies for the incoming President of the Republic of the Philippines will be held on June 30, 2010.
"Whereas it is fitting and proper that all citizens of our country be given full opportunity to witness and welcome this historic event in the life of the nation.
"Now therefore I, GLORIA MACAPAGAL ARROYO, President of the Republic of the Philippines, by the virtue of the power vested in me by law, do hereby declare Wednesday, June 30, 2010, a special non- working holiday throughout the Philippines." (PIA-MMIO) [top]