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Philippines Eid'l Adha Public Holiday September 12

Source: Philippine Information Agency (Manila)
Posted: Tuesday, September 6, 2016

In a press briefing, earlier this morning, Philippines Presidential Executive Secretary, Salvador C. Medialdea, announced that Philippines President, Rodrigo Duterte, had signed Proclamation No.56, declaring Monday, September 12, 2016, as the date of the upcoming Eid'l Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) annual non-working public holiday of the Philippines, in accordance with Republic Act 9177.

Last summer (2015-08-26), then President Aquino signed Proclamation No. 1105, s. 2015 which listed the special and regular public holidays in the Philippines for the calendar year 2016, and included a slot to be filled-in for the Eid'l Fitr (End of Ramadan) and Eid'l Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) non-working public holidays added to the list of Philippines public holidays over the past decade (2002-01-23).

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