MIEREAS, General Emilio Aguinaldo, President of the First Philippine Republic, died today; and
WHEREAS, the death of one of our greatest heroes and patriots is a great loss to our people;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, DIOSDADG MACAPAGAL, President of the Philippines, do hereby proclaim the period from February 6 to 20, 1964, as a period of national mourning for one of the greatest sons of the country. During this period, flags of all government buildings and installations throughout the Philippines shall be flown at half-mast. The representatives of the Philippines in foreign countries should make arrangements for the display of the flag at half-mast over all embassies, legations and consular offices.
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 6th day of February, in the fear of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and sixty-four.
(Sgd.) DIOSDADO MACAPAGAL
By the President:
(Sgd.) JUAN S. CANCIO
Acting Assistant Executive Secretary