By Argyll Cyrus Geducos
Malacañang has declared June 17 a special non-working holiday in three different cities and municipalities in Visayas and Mindanao.
Malacañang Palace. (Photo by Richard V. Viñas/ Manila Bulletin)
In Proclamation No. 737 signed by Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, June 17 is declared a special non-working holiday in Lapu-Lapu City in Cebu to allow the people to celebrate its 58th charter anniversary.
Medialdea's Proclamation No. 738 also declared a special non-working holiday in the municipality of Bindoy, Negros Oriental on Monday for the celebration of its 70th Charter Anniversary.
Meanwhile, Proclamation No. 739 declares a special non-working holiday in the municipality of Maco, Compostela Valley on June 17 to give way to the commemoration of its 52nd founding anniversary.
Recently, Malacañang also declared June 15 special non-working holidays in Angeles City, Pampanga, and in General Santos City.
Based on Proclamation No. 735, the special non-working holiday in Angeles, Pampanga is to remember the eruption of Mt. Pinatubo on June 15, 1991.
Meanwhile, the June 15 holiday in General Santos City is declared to allow the people to celebrate its 51st Charter Anniversary.