BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES
PROCLAMATION NO. 253
DECLARING FRIDAY, 28 OCTOBER 2011, AS A SPECIAL (NON-WORKING) DAY IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF DINGLE, PROVINCE OF ILOILO
WHEREAS, the First Battle Cry of Revolution against Spain in the Province of Iloilo and Panay known as the “Cry of Lincud” happened on 28 October 1898 in the Municipality of Dingle, Province of Iloilo;
WHEREAS, in order to give the people of the Municipality of Dingle, Province of Iloilo, the full opportunity to celebrate and participate in the occasion, it is but fitting and proper to declare 28 October 2011 as a special non-working day.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, PAQUITO N. OCHOA JR., Executive Secretary, by authority of His Excellency, BENIGNO S. AQUINO III, do hereby declare Friday, October 28, 2011, as special (non-working) day in the Municipality of Dingle, Province of Iloilo.
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 20th day of September, in the year of Our Lord, Two Thousand and Eleven.
By authority of the President:
(Sgd.) PAQUITO N. OCHOA, JR.