August 19 a special non-working holiday in Quezon City

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MANILA, Philippines – The Quezon City government announced on Thursday that August 19 will be a special non-working holiday to commemorate the 144th birthday of the city’s namesake, the late former president Manuel L. Quezon.

“Alinsunod sa Republic Act No. 6741 idineklarang Special Non-Working Holiday ang August 19, 2022, Biyernes sa Quezon City, bilang paggunita sa ika-144 kaarawan ni dating Pangulong Manuel Luis Quezon” the local government stated in a Facebook post.

(In accordance with Republic Act No. 6741, August 19, 2022, Friday in Quezon City will be a Special Non-Working Holiday to commemorate the 144th birthday of former President Manuel Luis Quezon).

According to the city government, there will be no work in private and public offices, except for agencies that provide essential services such as health and rescue, fire protection, and law enforcement.

The Quezon City government also announced that the Q City Bus Service would not have operations on Friday because of the holiday.