Pres. Aquino declares May 13 special non-working holiday

Pres. Aquino declares May 13 special non-working holiday

Manila : Philippines | Apr 24, 2013 at 12:40 AM PDT
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Philippines President Benigno

MANILA, Philippines – President Benigno Aquino III declared May 13, Election Day, a special non-working holiday throughout the country.

According to Malacañang, the President “wishes to enable the Filipino people to exercise their right to suffrage” as he urged “all eligible to use this non-working holiday to participate in the electoral process that forms the bedrock of our democracy.”

SOURCE: Inquirer News

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