June 17 (Monday) declared a regular holiday in view of Eid’l Adha

June 17 (Monday) declared a regular holiday in view of Eid’l Adha

By: - Reporter / @JMangaluzINQ
/ 04:45 PM June 05, 2024

Philippines Eid al-Adha

Filipino Muslims offer early morning prayers in observance of Eid’l Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) at the Blue Mosque in Taguig City on Oct. 15, 2013. (File photo from AP /BULLIT MARQUEZ)

MANILA, Philippines — President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. declared June 17 (Monday) a regular holiday for Eid’l Adha.

Eid’l Adha is a Muslim holiday dubbed as the Feast of Sacrifice.

“Now, therefore I, Ferdinand Marcos Jr.. President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by law, do hereby declare Monday, 17 June 2024, a regular holiday throughout the country, in observance of  Eid’l Adha,” reads Proclamation No. 579.

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