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[ PROCLAMATION NO. 985, July 29, 2020 ]

DECLARING FRIDAY, 31 JULY 2020, A REGULAR HOLIDAY THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY, IN OBSERVANCE OF EID'L ADHA (FEAST OFSACRIFICE)



WHEREAS, Eid'l Adha or Feast of Sacrifice is one of the two greatest feasts of Islam;

WHEREAS, Republic Act No. 9849 provides that Eid'l Adha shall be observe as a regular holiday;

WHEREAS, the national Commission on Muslim Filipinos has recommended that 31 July 2020,Friday,be declared a national holiday, in observance of Eid'l Adha; and

WHEREAS, the observance of Eid'l Adha shall be subject to existing community quarantine and social distancing measures;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by law, do hereby declare Friday, 31 July 2020, a regular holiday throughout the country, in observance of Eid'l Adha.

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 29th day of July, in the year of Our Lord, Two Thousand and Twenty.


(SGD.) RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE


By the President:


(SGD.) SALVADOR C. MEDIALDEA
Executive Secretary


  



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