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MOP, Bk 7, v.5, 262

[ ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 150, November 16, 1955 ]


WHEREAS, it is necessary to celebrate the 59th anniversary on December 30, 1955, of the martyrdom of our greatest hero and patriot, Jose Rizal, so that his life, labors and death will continue to inspire and guide us in our individual and national life;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, RAMON MAGSAYSAY, President of the Philippines, do hereby call upon all our people to observe this year’s anniversary of Rizal’s death with appropriate ceremonies designed to arouse greater devotion to his ideals.

I hereby designate the following as members of the National Rizal Day Committee:

Hon. Oscar Ledesma, Secretary of Commerce and Industry Chairman
Hon. Agapito C. Braganza, Undersecretary of Labor Member
Hon. Juan Concon, Deputy Administrator of Economic Coordination      "
Mrs. Amparo P. Villamor, Officer-in-Charge, Social Welfare Administration      "
Hon. J. V. Cruz, Press Secretary      "
Mr. Gregorio Licaros, Special Assistant to the Governor, Central Bank      "
Dr. Vidal A. Tan, President, University of the Philippines      "
Hon. Teodoro Evangelista, Grand Commander, Knights of Rizal      "
Mr. Gabriel Daza, Knights of Rizal      "
Mr. V. Lontok Member-Executive Secretary

to make all arrangements necessary for the fitting celebration of the day all over the Philippines and secure the cooperation of all government and private instrumentalities to insure its success.

Done in the City of Manila, this 16th day of November, in the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and fifty-five, and of the Independence of the Philippines, the tenth.

President of the Philippines

By the President:
Executive Secretary

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