Palace declares June 24, 2019 a special non-working holiday in Manila

(Eagle News)–The Palace has declared June 24 a special non-working holiday in Manila.

The declaration was contained in Proclamation 731 signed by Executive Secretary Salvador  Medialdea.

According to the proclamation, this was to give the   people of the city  the “full opportunity to celebrate and participate” in activities relating to the city’s 448th founding anniversary.

Manila was founded in 1571.