BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES
PROCLAMATION NO. 480
DECLARING THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2012 AS “MECHANICAL ENGINEERING MONTH”
WHEREAS, the Philippine Society of Mechanical Engineers, Inc. (PSME) is an organization composed of more than 12,000 registered mechanical engineer-members in 81 chapters and some 2,500 mechanical engineering student-members in 102 universities and colleges throughout the country;
WHEREAS, it is desirable to focus public attention on the important role of mechanical engineers in the development of the country and nation building; and
WHEREAS, the PSME will celebrate the “Mechanical Engineering Month” in conjunction with their 60th Diamond Anniversary and 60th Annual National Convention on 23-26 October 2012 at the SMX Convention Center, Pasay City.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, BENIGNO S. AQUINO, III, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by law, do hereby declare the month of October 2012 as “Mechanical Engineering Month.”
I call upon all mechanical engineers and students to give the observance of the “Mechanical Engineering Month” their full support.
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 1st day of October, in the year of Our Lord, Two Thousand and Twelve.
(Sgd.) BENIGNO S. AQUINO III
By the President:
(Sgd.) PAQUITO N. OCHOA, JR.