Office of the President
Of the Philippines
MEMORANDUM CIRCULAR NO. 185
ENJOINING OFFICIALS AND EMPLOYEES IN ALL DEPARTMENTS, BUREAUS AND AGENCIES OF THE NATIONAL GOVERNMENT, INCLUDING GOVERNMENT-OWNED AND CONTROLLED CORPORATIONS AND STATE UNIVERSITIES AND COLLEGES, AS WELL AS LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS AND GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES ORGANIZATIONS TO OBSERVE EMPLOYEES’ WEEK ON NOVEMBER 30 TO DECEMBER 6, 2009
Pursuant to Proclamation No. 1130 dated November 11, 1997, the first week of December of every year has been declared as National Government Employees’ Week. The proclamation aims to recognize the invaluable services rendered by deserving government employees and to underscore their contribution to nation building. For this year’s celebration, the theme is “Paglingap sa Kalikasan Tungkulin ng Bawat Kawani ng Pamahalaan”.
In this regard, officials and employees in all departments, bureaus and agencies of the national government, including government-owned and controlled corporations (GOCCs), government financial institutions (GFIs) and state universities and colleges, as well as local government units and government employees organizations are hereby enjoined to observe and participate in appropriate activities for a meaningful observance and celebration of National Government Employees’ Week in coordination with other concerned agencies.
Manila, Philippines, November 4, 2009.