RESIDENCE OF THE PRESIDENT
OF THE PHILIPPINES
BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES
PROCLAMATION NO. 191
DECLARING THE SECOND WEEK OF FEBRUARY
OF EVERY YEAR AS NATIONAL PRESS WEEK
In order that the people may appreciate fully the vital role of the press in our community and national life, I, Diosdado Macapagal, President of the Philippines, do hereby declare the second week of February of each year as National Press Week.
I hereby enjoin all the people of the Philippines to lend their full support and cooperation in the proper observance of National Press Week to the end that the press shall continue to be free, militant, and fearless in upholding the people’s rights.
Proclamation No. 8, dated February 13, 1962, is hereby revoked.
In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the Republic of the Philippines to be affixed.
Done in the City of Manila, this 9th day of January, in the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and sixty-four.
President of the Philippines
By the President:
JUAN S. CANCIO
Acting Assistant Executive Secretary