MANILA, March 29 — President Benigno S. Aquino III has declared March 31, which falls on a Saturday, as a special non-working day in the city of Sipalay in Negros Occidental in celebration of its 11th Charter Day.
In Proclamation No. 353 signed by Executive Secretary Paquito N. Ochoa Jr. on March 15, the Chief Executive issued the declaration to give the people of Sipalay the full opportunity to celebrate and participate in the occasion with appropriate ceremonies.
Pasaway sa Sipalay is celebrated every March 31, commemorating its cityhood.
During the fiesta celebration, Sipalay City will showcase its art and culture through merry-making. (PNA)