President Rodrigo Duterte has declared August 30 as a special non-working day in Arakan, Cotabato.
Arakan will mark its 28th Founding Anniversary on that day, Proclamation No. 793 read.
“It is but fitting and proper that the people of the Municipality of Arakan be given full opportunity to celebrate and participate in the occasion with appropriate ceremonies,” the Proclamation read.
The Proclamation was signed on August 14.