PROCLAMATION No. 549
DECLARING WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2004, AS A SPECIAL NATIONAL HOLIDAY
WHEREAS, Wednesday, February 25, 2004, marks the 18th anniversary of the February 22 to 25, 1986 EDSA People Power Revolution;
WHEREAS, the EDSA People Power Revolution restored our democratic institutions and ushered in meaningful political, social and economic reforms in the country;
WHEREAS, it is fitting that people of the Philippines be given full opportunity to honor the memory of the EDSA People Power Revolution with appropriate ceremonies.
NOW THEREFORE, I, GLORIA MACAPAGAL-ARROYO, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by law, do hereby declare Wednesday, February 25, 2004, as a special national holiday.
DONE, in the City of Manila, this 13th day of February, in the year of Our Lord, Two Thousand and Four."
By the President:
(Sgd.)ALBERTO G. ROMULO
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