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Source: www.officialgazette.gov.ph

[ PROCLAMATION NO. 228, December 10, 1955 ]

MAKING PUBLIC THE TREATY OF FRIENDSHIP BETWEEN THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES AND THE REPUBLIC OF INDIA



WHEREAS, a Treaty of Friendship, designed to strengthen and perpetuate the friendly relations so happily existing in a manner befitting their spiritual, cultural, and economic ties, was concluded and signed in the City of Manila on July 11, 1952, by and between the respective plenipotentiaries of the Government of the Republic of the Philippines and the Government of the Republic of India;

WHEREAS, the Senate of the Congress of the Philippines, by its Resolution No. 131 adopted on May 19, 1953, conĀ­curred in the making of the said Treaty in accordance with the Constitution of the Philippines;

WHEREAS, the instruments of ratification of the two Governments were exchanged in Manila on April 29, 1954;

WHEREAS, it is stipulated in said Treaty that it shall enter into force upon the exchange of instruments of ratification;

NOW, THEREFORE, be it known that I, Ramon Magsaysay, President of the Philippines, have caused the said Treaty, a certified copy of which is hereto attached, to be made public to the end that the same and every article and clause thereof may be observed and fulfilled with good faith by the Republic of the Philippines and the citizens thereof.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused to be affixed the seal of the Republic of the Philippines.

Done at Manila, this 10th day of December, in the year of Our Lord, one thousand nine hundred and fifty-five, and of the Independence of the Philippines, the tenth.

RAMON MAGSAYSAY
President of the Philippines

By the President:

MARIANO YENKO, JR.
Assistant Executive Secretary

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