MalacaƱang officially declared the October 26, 2012, Friday as Regular Holiday (a non-working day). Because that day is the celebration of Eid’l Adha, the "Feast of Sacrifice," which is a very important religious holiday of Muslims where celebrated around the world.

Eid'l Adha declared as Regular Holiday

Presidential spokesperson Edwin Lacierda said that the Proclamation No. 488 signed by President Aquino declaring the October 26, 2012 as a regular holiday through the country.

You may read here below the full text of Proclamation No. 488.

Proclamation No. 488
Eid al-Adha is also to honor the willingness of Abraham to sacrifice his son Ishmael as an act of obedience to God, according to

So guys, let us respect the important religious holiday of Muslims, because this is one of the two greatest feasts of Islam.

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