BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES
PROCLAMATION NO. 1498
DECLARING THURSDAY. JUNE 19, 2008, AS SPECIAL (NON-WORKING)
DAY IN THE PROVINCE OF LAGUNA AND THE CITY OF CALAMBA.
WHEREAS, Thursday, June 19, 2008 marks the 147th birth anniversary of
Dr. Jose P. Rizal, our national hero.
WHEREAS, it is but fitting and proper that the people of the Province of
Laguna and the City of Calamba be given full opportunity to celebrate the
occasion with appropriate ceremonies in keeping with his ideals and teachings.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, EDUARDO R. ERMITA, Executive Secretary, by
Authority of Her Excellency, GLORIA MACAPAGAL-ARROYO, do hereby
declare Thursday, June 19, 2008, as special (non-working) day in the Province of
Laguna and the City of Calamba.
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 9th day of May, in the year of Our Lord,
Two Thousand and Eight.
By authority of the President:
EDUARDO R. ERMITA
By the Executive Secretary:
JOAQUIN C. LAGONERA
Senior Deputy Executive Secretary