Malacañang Palace – The Office of the President released Proclamation no. 651 declaring Wednesday, 23rd of January, a Special Non-Working Holiday in the Province of Bulacan. Executive Secretary signed for the President the proclamation which further stated : “It is but fitting and proper that the people of the Province of Bulacan be given full opportunity to celebrate and participate in the commemoration of the Anniversary of the First Philippine Republic which was held at Barasoain Church…”
The Proclamation was signed last January 15 and was released to media today, January 17. Governor Wilhelmino Alvarado of the Province of Bulacan and Malolos City Mayor, Atty Christian Natividad, Malolos City Mayor are expected to lead the celebration commemorating the event.