July 17 is a holiday: Palace

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Jul 09 2015 03:05 PM | Updated as of Jul 10 2015 08:02 AM

MANILA - Malacanang on Thursday declared July 17, 2015 - a Friday - a regular holiday throughout the country in observance of Eid'l Fitr or the Feast of Ramadhan.

Proclamation No. 1070 states that Republic Act No. 9177 declared Eid'l Fitr as a regular holiday throughout the country.

The observance seeks to encourage the Filipino nation to join Muslim brothers and sisters in peace and harmony in the celebration of Eid’l Fitr, the Feast of Ramadhan.