PROCLAMATION NO. 390
DECLARING THE LAST WEEK OF MAY OF EVERY YEAR AS “NATIONAL INTERIOR DESIGN WEEK”
WHEREAS, Republic Act (RA) No. 8534, otherwise known as the “Philippine Interior Design Act of 1998,” recognizes that the practice of interior design contributes to the promotion and enrichment of the quality of life;
WHEREAS, the World Interiors Day is an annual worldwide celebration, initiated to provide an occasion to highlight the merits of the interior design profession and its impact on the quality of life; and
WHEREAS, the World Interiors Day aims to enhance public knowledge and understanding about the interior design profession as well as encourage cooperation among professionals with a focus on the range of work of interior designers and their contributions to society.
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 last week of May of every year as “National Interior Design Week.”
All departments, agencies and instrumentalities of the national government, state universities and colleges (SUCs), government-owned and controlled corporations (GOCCs) and local government units (LGUs) are hereby enjoined to support and extend the necessary assistance in the observance of the National Interior Design Week.
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 25thÂ day of May, in the year of Our Lord, Two Thousand and Twelve.
(Sgd.) BENIGNO S. AQUINO III
By the President:
(Sgd.) PAQUITO N. OCHOA, JR.