BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES
PROCLAMATION NO. 107
DECLARING THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2011, AS SPECIAL (NON-WORKING) DAY IN THE PROVINCE OF BULACAN
WHEREAS, Thursday, February 3, 2011, marks the birth anniversary of the late Blas F. Ople;
WHEREAS, Blas F. Ople, Secretary of Foreign Affairs, former Senate President and Secretary of Labor, had devoted decades of his lifeÂ to selfless, dedicated and sincere service to our country and our people;
WHEREAS, the late Blas F. Ople, a son of Bulacan, has been a model to the Filipino people especially to the “Bulakenyos”;
WHEREAS, it is but fitting and proper that the people of the Province of Bulacan, can be given full opportunity to celebrate and participate in the occasion with appropriate ceremonies.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, PAQUITO N. OCHOA JR.,Â Â Executive Secretary, by authority of His Excellency, BENIGNO S. AQUINO III, do hereby declare Thursday, February 3, 2011, as special (non-working) day in the Province of Bulacan.
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 27th day of January, in the year of Our Lord, Two Thousand and Eleven.
By authority of the President:
(Sgd.) PAQUITO N. OCHOA JR.
By the Executive Secretary:
(Sgd.) TEOFILO S. PILANDO JR.
Deputy Executive Secretary
for General Administration