July 6 Non-working Holiday for Eid’l Fitr

July 6 Non-working Holiday for Eid'l Fitr

On Malacañang, Sec. Ernie Abella announces that Wednesday, July 6 is a non-working Holiday in celebration of Eid’l Fitr which refers to the end of Ramadan.

Proclamation No. 06, s. 2016

DECLARING WEDNESDAY, 6 JULY 2016, AS A REGULAR HOLIDAY THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY IN OBSERVANCE OF EID’L FITR (FEAST OF RAMADAN)

WHEREAS, Republic Act No. 9177 declared Eid’l Fitr (Feast of Ramadan) as a regular holiday throughout the country;
WHEREAS, Eid’l Fitr is celebrated by the Muslim world for three (3) days after the end of the month of fasting;
WHEREAS, the entire Filipino nation should have the full opportunity to join their Muslim brothers and sisters in peace and harmony in the observance and celebration of Eid’l Fitr; and
WHEREAS, in order to bring the religious and cultural significance of Eid’l Fitr to the fore of national consciousness, it is necessary to declare Wednesday, 6 July 2016, as a regular holiday throughout the country.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, RODRIGO R. DUTERTE, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by law, do hereby declare Wednesday, 6 July 2016, as a regular holiday throughout the country in observance of Eid’l Fitr (Feast of Ramadan).
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and cause the seal of the Republic of the Philippines to be affixed.
Done in the City of Manila, this 4th day of July, in the year of Our Lord, Two Thousand and Sixteen.
(Sgd.) RODRIGO R. DUTERTE

President

By the President:

(Sgd.) SALVADOR C. MEDIALDEA

Executive Secretary

Wednesday non-working holiday is the first national holiday declared by President Rodrigo Duterte, also the first Mindanaoan president of the Philippines.

Comments

  1. Religious holidays must not be declared official holidays. This must be true to all religions including the Roman Catholic. They should be regular holiday where payments is the same as ordinary working days. Consider only constitutional holidays.

  2. Salamat sa InyonG lahat.. 🙂
    shukran..

  3. Happy Eid’l Fitr mga kapatid na muslim. MABUHAY!

  4. Eid Mubarak po sa lahat ng mga kapatid nating Muslim.

  5. Bryan Peňaloza Eran Yan na po sir yung tinatanong nyo sakin Haha

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