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Malacañang declares June 18 a holiday in Laoag City

Laoag City Ilocos Norte

Laoag City, the capital of Ilocos Norte, will celebrate is 56th charter anniversary on June 19, which falls on a Saturday, and Malacañang has declared June 18 as a special non-working holiday in the entire city. (Photo courtesy of Laoag city government)

LAOAG CITY –– Malacañang has declared June 18 as a special non-working holiday in this city to celebrate its 56th charter anniversary on June 19.

Laoag became a city in 1965 through Republic Act 4584.

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The office of the city mayor has requested for the declaration of the holiday in the city “on June 18, in lieu of June 19, which falls on a Saturday,” according to Proclamation No. 1158, which was issued on June 7 and signed by Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea.

The proclamation said residents here must be “given full opportunity to celebrate and participate in the occasion with appropriate ceremonies.”

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However, it emphasized that the celebration would be “subject to community quarantine, social distancing, and other public health measures” to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

This city is under a general community quarantine, the third most stringent quarantine classification in the country.

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