BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES
[ PROCLAMATION NO. 500, May 24, 2018 ]
DECLARING FRIDAY, 15 JUNE 2018, A SPECIAL (NON-WORKING) DAY IN THE CITY OF ANGELES, PAMPANGA
WHEREAS, the volcanic eruption of Mt. Pinatubo on 15 June 1991, the second-largest in the 20 th century, caused massive destruction to the Provinces of Zarnbales, Parnpanga, Bataan, Tarlac and Nueva Ecija.
WHEREAS, in view of rationalizing and integrating the government's rehabilitation efforts in the aftermath of the eruption, then President Corazon C. Aquino created a Task Force on the Rehabilitation of Mt Pinatubo Eruption-Affected Areas;
WHEREAS, to render appropriate tribute to those who perished, as well as to those who survived, and to those who helped in the relocation, rehabilitation and recovery of families affected by the volcanic eruption, the City of Angeles, Pampanga requested that 15 June 2018 be declared a special (non-working) day in remembrance of the ruinous volcanic eruption of Mt, Pinatubo, and
WHEREAS, it is but fitting and proper that the people of the City of Angeles be given full opportunity to celebrate and participate in the occasion with appropriate ceremonies;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, MICHAEL P. ONG, Acting Executive Secretary, by authority of the President, RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE, do hereby declare Friday, 15 June 2018, a special (non-working) day in the City of Angeles.
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 24th day of May, in the year of Our Lord, Two Thousand and Eighteen.
By authority of the President:
(SGD.) MICHAEL P. ONG
Acting Executive Secretary
The Lawphil Project - Arellano Law Foundation