BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES
PROCLAMATION NO. 1972
DECLARING FRIDAY, JANUARY 15, 2010, AS SPECIAL (NON-WORKING) DAY IN THE CITY OF SAN PABLO
WHEREAS, Friday, January 15, 2010 marks the celebration of the Feast Day of Saint Paul, the First Hermit, the patron saint of San Pablo City;
WHEREAS, coinciding with the feast day is the holding of the 15th Coconut Festival and Street Dancing Competition (Mardi Gras);
WHEREAS, it is but fitting and proper that the people of the City of San Pablo be given full opportunity to celebrate the occasion with appropriate ceremonies.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, EDUARDO R. ERMITA, Executive Secretary, by authority of Her Excellency, GLORIA MACAPAGAL-ARROYO, do hereby declare Friday, January 15, 2010, as special (non-working) day in the City of San Pablo.
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 12th day of January, in the year of Our Lord, Two Thousand and Ten.
By authority of the President:
EDUARDO R. ERMITA
By the Executive Secretary:
JOAQUIN C. LAGONERA
Senior Deputy Executive Secretary