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Philippines Declares End Of Ramadan Public Holiday

Source: Malacañang
Posted: Tuesday, November 11, 2003
Most recent follow-up news item: August 2, 2021

Late yesterday, Proclamation 498 was released, making November 26, 2003, a special non-working day to coincide with the expected date of the upcoming Eid-ul-Fitre (Feast of Ramadhan) public holiday.

Note that Republic Act No. 9177 had already declared Eid-ul-Fitre as a regular holiday, but the change of status to a special non-working day means that employees will get paid for this day off work.

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