BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES
PROCLAMATION NO. 1156
DECLARING THE PERIOD FROM NOVEMBER 13 TO 19, 2006 AS “CIVIL
WHEREAS, the government recognizes the important role of civil engineers in nation-building;
WHEREAS, the Philippine Institute of Civil Engineers, Inc. (PICE), will hold its national convention and annual election on November 16 to 18, 2006 at the Iloilo Grand Hotel, Iloilo City;
WHEREAS, there is a need to focus national attention on the importance of the civil engineering profession and highlight its role in nation-building.
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 November 13 to 19, 2006 as “Civil Engineering Week” under the auspices of the Philippine Institute of Civil Engineers, Inc.
I call upon all civil engineers and students to give the observance of the week their full support.
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 16th day of October in the year of Our Lord, Two Thousand and Six.
(Sgd.) GLORIA MACAPAGAL-ARROYO
By the President:
(Sgd.) EDUARDO R. ERMITA