August 9 declared a holiday to mark Eid’l Fitr

It’s just one of the three holidays in August. reports that President Aquino has declared August 9 as "a regular holiday nationwide to mark the end of Ramadan or Eid’l Fitr."


According to the report, Aquino signed Proclamation 629 on Thursday declaring Friday next week as a holiday in observance of the end of the special month for Muslims. Malacañang earlier announced  that August 21 is a special non-working holiday in commemoration of Ninoy Aquino Day while August 26, National Heroes Day, is a regular holiday.


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