Feb. 23 special holiday for all schools to mark 23rd anniversary of EDSA People Power revolt
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2009
MANILA (PND) - President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo has declared Monday, Feb. 23 as special holiday for all private and public schools at all levels throughout the country in observance of the 23rd anniversary of the EDSA People Power Revolution.This was announced yesterday by Executive Secretary Eduardo R. Ermita who signed Proclamation No. 1728 in behalf of the President.
The proclamation states in part:“Whereas, the historic event which restored and ushered political, social and economic reforms in the country, serves as an inspiration to Filipinos everywhere as we continue to chart our collective effort as a nation and as a people xxx it is but fitting that the entire Filipino nation be given the opportunity to observe this milestone in our country’s history.”
FOR DON BOSCO COLLEGE - HIGH SCHOOL DEPARTMENT:
ON TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, IT WILL BE THE MONDAY SCHEDULE THAT WILL BE FOLLOWED.