BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES
PROCLAMATION NO. 644
DECLARING FRIDAY, 20 SEPTEMBER 2013, AS A SPECIAL (NON-WORKING) DAY IN THE PROVINCE OF ILOCOS NORTE
WHEREAS, Josefa Llanes Escoda was a World War II heroine and the founder of the Girl Scouts of the Philippines;
WHEREAS, the Province of Ilocos Norte marks the commemoration of the birth anniversary of Josefa Llanes Escoda on Friday, 20 September 2013;
WHEREAS, it is but fitting and proper that the people of the Province of Ilocos Norte be given full opportunity to celebrate and participate in the occasion with appropriate ceremonies.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, PAQUITO N. OCHOA JR., Executive Secretary, by authority of His Excellency, BENIGNO S. AQUINO III, do hereby declare Friday, 20 September 2013, as a special (non-working) day in the Province of Ilocos Norte.
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 22nd day of August, in the year of Our Lord, Two Thousand and Thirteen.
By authority of the President:
(Sgd.) PAQUITO N. OCHOA JR.