Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) has a long weekend as April 30 has been declared as a special non-working holiday in observance of the Nisfu Sha’ban.
ARMM Governor Mujiv S. Hataman issued on April 27 Memorandum Order No. 255 for the observance of the Muslim religious event.
“As such, all government officials, employees and constituents of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao are hereby enjoined to observe this religious event in a manner befitting the said occasion,” the Order read.
May 1 is also a regular holiday in the country in observance of the Labor Day.