BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES
[ PROCLAMATION NO. 541, January 20, 2004 ]
DECLARING THE PERIOD FROM MARCH 1 TO 5, 2004 AS PURCHASING AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT WEEK
WHEREAS, THE Philippine Institute for Supply Management (PSIM), is a non-stock, non profit organization of purchasing and materials managers of the country’s top corporation;
WHEREAS, purchasing and materials managers and PSIM help upgrade the quality and competitiveness of Philippine goods and services both the domestic and foreign markets;
WHEREAS, it is desirable that the important role played by the purchasing and materials managers in commerce and industry be brought to the attention of the people;
WHEREAS, the PSIM will celebrate its 12th National Convention and Exhibits this year called SUPPLYLINK 2004 with the theme "…Strengthening Alliances…Building linkages…Renewing Relationship".
NOW, THEREFORE, I, GLORIA MACAPAGAL-ARROYO, President of the Republic of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by law, do hereby declare the period from March 1 to 5, 2004 as Purchasing and Supply Chain Management Week.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the Republic of the Philippines to be affixed.
Done in the City of Manila, this 20thday of January, in the year of Our Lord, Two Thousand and Four.
(Sgd.) GLORIA MACAPAGAL-ARROYO
By the President:
(Sgd.) ALBERTO G. ROMULO
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