BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES
PROCLAMATION NO. 1862
DECLARING THE PERIOD FROM SEPTEMBER 01 TO 06, 2009 AS “PRINTING INDUSTRY WEEK”
WHEREAS, the Government recognizes the significant role of the printing industry in the recording, preserving and disseminating of knowledge and information;
WHEREAS, the continued emergence of cutting edge technologies and the increasing competitiveness of the global printing market is an ever present challenge to the industry;
WHEREAS, there is a need to continually promote and encourage the competitiveness of our own printing industry in the face of globalization;
WHEREAS, the Printing Industries Association of the Philippines, Inc. will hold its 14th National Printers Convention on September 01, 02 & 05, 2009, with the theme “Turning Economic Crisis Into Opportunities”.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, GLORIA MACAPAGAL-ARROYO, President of the Republic of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by law, do hereby declare the period from September 01 to 06, 2009 as “Printing Industry Week” under the auspices of the Printing Industries Association of the Philippines, Inc.
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 24th day of August, in the year of Our Lord, Two Thousand and Nine.
(Sgd.) GLORIA MACAPAGAL-ARROYO
By the President:
(Sgd.) EDUARDO R. ERMITA