RESIDENCE OF THE PRESIDENT
OF THE PHILIPPINES
BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES
PROCLAMATION NO. 8
DECLARING THE SECOND WEEK OF FEBRUARY OF EVERY YEAR AS NATIONAL PRESS WEEK.
For a fuller appreciation and keener realization of the vital role of the press in safeguarding individual rights and promoting national welfare, I, FERDINAND E. MARCOS, President of the Philippines, do hereby declare the second week of February of each year as National Press Week.
I hereby urge our people to extend their utmost support and cooperation in the proper observance of National Press Week to the end that the free and militant press shall be further encouraged to fulfill its noble mission so indispensable in a democratic community.
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 1st day of February, in the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and sixty-six.
(SGD.) FERDINAND E. MARCOS
President of the Philippines
By the President:
(SGD.) RAFAEL M. SALAS