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Non-working holiday declared in 4 cities, 4 towns on Thursday, Friday

/ 12:57 PM June 19, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Malacañang has declared Thursday, June 20 and Friday, June 21, 2019 as special non-working holidays in several cities and municipalities which are celebrating founding and charter anniversaries and festivals.

Proclamation 742 declared Thursday a special non-working day in Lipa City, Batangas which is celebrating its 72nd founding anniversary.

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Thursday was also declared a special non-working holiday in Dagupan City, Pangasinan and Pagadian City, Zamboanga del Sur for their 72nd and 50th charter anniversaries, respectively.

Proclamation 745 declared Friday a special non-working holiday in Balete, Batangas to give locals the opportunity to participate in the municipality’s founding anniversary festivities.

Based on Proclamation 746, Friday will also be a non-working holiday in Rosario, Agusan del Sur to make way for the Yagi-Yagi Festival while Proclamation 747 declared the holiday for Bayugan City’s 12th charter anniversary.

Friday will also be a special non-working day in Maasim, Sarangani and  Laurel, Batangas, which will likewise celebrate their founding anniversaries.

Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea signed the proclamations, by the authority of President Rodrigo Duterte.

Copies of the proclamations were released to the media on Wednesday.  (Editor: Gilbert S. Gaviola)

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