Palace suspends work in Executive offices on Monday, 3pm onwards for Family Week
MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang announced on Friday that work in Executive branch offices is suspended on Monday, September 25.
This is in line with Proclamation No. 60 (s. 1992), which declared the last week of September as Family Week.
“In order to afford government workers and their families time to celebrate, in their respective homes, the Kainang Pamilya Mahalaga Day pursuant to Proclamation No. 326 (s. 2012), work in government offices in the Executive branch shall be suspended from 3:00 in the afternoon onwards on Monday, 25 September 2023,” read the memorandum circular.
However, work will continue for vital agencies that deliver basic and health services, as well those charged with disaster response.
“The suspension of work in other branches of government, in independent commissions or bodies, and in the private sector is encouraged, so as to afford all Filipino families the full opportunity to celebrate the 31st National Family Week,” added the circular.
The circular was signed on Thursday but published on Friday.