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Duterte declares Aug. 21 a holiday for Eid’l Adha

By: - Reporter / @NCorralesINQ
/ 06:48 PM August 15, 2018

Eid'l Adha

President Rodrigo Duterte has declared August 21 as a regular holiday nationwide in observance of Eid’l Adha or the Feast of Sacrifice.

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Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, by the authority of the President, signed Proclamation 556 released on Wednesday.

“The National Commission on Muslim Filipinos has recommended that August 21, 2018 be declared a national holiday, in observance of Eid’l Adha,” the proclamation read.

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August 21 is also an annual non-working holiday to commemorate the death of former senator Benigno Aquino Jr. /je

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