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Philippines End of Ramadan 2014 Announced

Source: Philippine Information Agency (Manila)
Posted: Monday, July 14, 2014
Most recent follow-up news item: August 2, 2021


Philippines President, Benigno Aquino III, has signed Proclamation No. 826, s. 2014, which declares Tuesday, July 29, 2014, as the date of the upcoming Eid'l Fitr (End of Ramadan) annual non-working public holiday in the Philippines.

As per the aforementioned proclamation, "In order to bring the religious and cultural significance of the Eid'l Fitr to the fore of national consciousness, it is necessary to declare Tuesday, 29 July 2014, as a regular holiday throughout the country".

Last fall (2013-09-30), President Aquino had signed the Proclamation No. 655, s. 2013 which listed the special and regular public holidays in the Philippines for the calendar year 2014, and included a slot to be filled-in for the Eid'l Fitr (End of Ramadan) non-working public holiday added to the list of Philippines public holidays a decade ago (2002-01-23).



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