Paranaque City will be celebrating its 17th cityhood anniversary this February 13, Friday.

The day has been declared a special non-working holiday in Paranaque City courtesy of President Benigno Aquino III’s Proclamation 955. Read the full text of Proclamation 955 in this link.

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February 13 2015 is a special non-working holiday in Paranaque City

The holiday effectively gives those working and  studying in the said Metro Manila city a three-day weekend.

Divided into 16 barangays and two legislative districts, the erstwhile municipality of Paranaque was converted into a highly-urbanized city in February 1998 when then-President Fidel Ramos signed into law Republic Act 8507, which is also known as the Charter of the City of Paranaque.

As noted in a previous post, the enactment of RA 8507 made Paranaque the 11th component city of the National Capital Region.




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