BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES
PROCLAMATION NO. 889
DECLARING SATURDAY, 8 NOVEMBER 2014, AS A SPECIAL (NON-WORKING) DAY IN THE PROVINCE OF LEYTE
WHEREAS, on 8 November 2013, the Province of Leyte was struck by super typhoon Yolanda, causing loss of lives, destruction of properties, infrastructure, agriculture and industries of the province;
WHEREAS, Saturday, 8 November 2014 marks the first year anniversary of the Yolanda tragedy which the entire Province of Leyte wishes to commemorate as a day of prayer and thanksgiving.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, PAQUITO N. OCHOA JR., Executive Secretary, by authority of his Excellency BENIGNO S. AQUINO III, do hereby declare Saturday, 8 November 2014, as a special (non-working) day in the Province of Leyte.
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 15th day of October, in the year of Our Lord, Two Thousand and Fourteen.
By authority of the President:
(Sgd.) PAQUITO N. OCHOA JR.