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Gov’t work until 3 p.m. only on Holy Wednesday

By: - Reporter / @NCorralesINQ
/ 12:45 PM April 12, 2017

MEMO suspension of govt workMalacañang on Wednesday suspended work in government offices starting 3:00 p.m. onward.

Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea issued and signed Memorandum No. 17 suspending government work. Medialdea is the government caretaker while President Rodrigo Duterte is on state visits to the Middle East.

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“To provide government employees full opportunity to properly observe 13-14 April 2017 (Maundy Thursday and Good Friday), regular holidays, and 15 April 2017 (Black Saturday), a declared Special (Non-Working) Day, and to allow them to and from different regions in the country, work in government offices on 12 April 2017 is hereby suspended from 3 o’clock in the afternoon onwards,” the memorandum read.

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“It is understood, however, that agencies, whose functions involve the delivery of basic and health services, preparedness/response to disasters and calamities, and/or the performance of other vital public services shall continue with their operations and render the necessary services,” it added. IDL

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