November 11, 2017, Filed under Capitol Bulletin

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LINGAYEN, Pangasinan—November 13 (Monday) is a special public holiday in Pangasinan to commemorate the birth anniversary of the late Speaker Eugenio Padlan Perez.

With this, Gov. Amado I. Espino III issued a memorandum to remind all local government unit (LGU) heads, department heads, chiefs of hospitals and other concerned officials for the yearly special public holiday.

The memorandum, signed on November 8 by the governor states: “Per attached Republic Act No. 6721 entitled “An Act Declaring November Thirteen Of Each Year A Special Public Holiday in the Province of Pangasinan”, please be advised that Monday, November 13, 2017 is declared as a special non-working public holiday in the Province of Pangasinan, in order to commemorate the birth anniversary of the late Speaker Eugenio Padlan Perez.”

Speaker Perez was the first Pangasinense to become Speaker of the Philippine Legislature.

As a legislator, he has contributed in the passage of the Bell Trade Act and Party Rights Amendment to the Constitution.

RA 6721 was signed by former President Corazon C. Aquino during her incumbency. (Ruby R. Bernardino/KMJR)

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