MANILA -- Malacanang on Tuesday declared July 15 as special non-working holiday in Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR).

Under Proclamation 2, July 15, Thursday, is declared holiday giving way to the 23rd Foundation Day anniversary of CAR.

“It is but fitting and proper that the people of the Cordillera Administrative Region be given full opportunity to celebrate the occasion with appropriate ceremonies,” the proclamation said.

The proclamation was signed Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa and Senior Deputy Executive Secretary Jose Amor Amorado last July 8. (Jill Beltran/Sunnex)