President Benigno Aquino III has signed Proclamation 629 declaring August 9, 2013 a Friday, as a typical vacation nationwide to mark the tip of Ramadan or Eid’l Fitr. The Malacanang declared the top of Ramadan as a nationwide vacation by way of Republic Act No. 9177. Consistent with the proclamation, that is to advertise cultural figuring out and integration, the whole Filipino nation will have to have the entire possibility to enroll in their Muslim brothers and sisters within the observance and social gathering of Eid’l Fitr.
BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES
PROCLAMATION NO. 629
DECLARING FRIDAY, 9 AUGUST 2013, AS A REGULAR HOLIDAY THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY IN OBSERVANCE OF EID’L FITR (FEAST OF RAMADHAN)
WHEREAS, Republic Act No. 9177 declared Eid’l Fitr (Feast of Ramadhan) as a typical vacation all through the united states of america;
WHEREAS, Eid’l Fitr is widely known via the Muslim World for 3 (three) days after the top of the month of fasting;
WHEREAS, to advertise cultural figuring out and integration, all the Filipino nation will have to have the entire probability to enroll in their Muslim brothers and sisters within the observance and social gathering of Eid’l Fitr; and
WHEREAS, with the intention to deliver the non secular and cultural magnitude of the Eid’l Fitr to the fore of nationwide attention, it’s important to declare Friday, 9 August 2013, as a normal vacation all the way through the us of a.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, BENIGNO S. AQUINO III, President of the Philippines, by using advantage of the powers vested in me via legislation, do hereby declare Friday, 9 August 2013, as a typical vacation all through the u . s . in observance of Eid’l Fitr (Feast of Ramadhan). The Eid’l Fitr Prayer can be carried out relying on the results of the moon-sighting job on 7 August 2013.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I’ve hereunto set my hand and brought about the seal of the Republic of the Philippines to be affixed.
Performed within the Metropolis of Manila, this 1st day of August, within the 12 months of Our Lord, Two Thousand and 13.
(Sgd.) BENIGNO S. AQUINO III
Through the President:
(Sgd.) PAQUITO N. OCHOA, JR.