Bangsamoro government Chief Minister Ahod Balawag Ebrahim has declared Thursday, December 19, a special non-working holiday in the entire Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM).
This is in observance of the Shariff Kabunsuan Day, said in a memorandum signed by Executive Secretary-Designate Abdulraof Macacua by authority of the Chief Minister.
“Consistent with Muslim Mindanao Autonomy Act No. 17, and in recognition of the historical and religious significance of the contributions of Shariff Kabunsuan to the people of Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, 19 December 2019 (Thursday) is hereby declared as a special non-working holiday in the entire region,” Ebrahim said.
Citing the importance of the event in Bangsamoro history, he enjoined all the ministries, agencies, offices and constituent units to commemorate the Shariff Kabusuan Day in a manner befitting the said occasion.