TANGGAPAN NG PANGULO NG PILIPINAS
(OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES)
PROCLAMATION NO. 1316
PROCLAIMING SEPTEMBER 20-27 AS NATIONAL STUDENTS’ WEEK
WHEREAS, the Filipino people should commemorate the declaration of Martial Law in the Philippines as an epochal transition of the whole nation into a better society;
WHEREAS, Filipino students and the rest of the youth continue and shall continue to benefit directly from the declaration of Martial Law;
WHEREAS, the Filipino studentry and the youth are helping build a stronger Philippines by constructive involvement in national affairs;
WHEREAS, there is a further need to harness and direct students energy and cultivate their creativity towards community development and total nation-building;
WHEREAS, such student activities such as the Manila’s Outstanding Coeds have signified their dedication toward spearheading youth projects, in line with the government policies, and strengthen the bond between the students, the youth, and the government;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, ALEJANDRO MELCHOR, Executive Secretary, by order of His Excellency, FERDINAND E. MARCOS, President of the Philippines, do hereby proclaim September 20 to 27 as National Student’s Week.
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 20th day of September, in the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and seventy-four.
(SGD.) ALEJANDRO MELCHOR
By the Executive Secretary:
(SGD.) RONALDO B. ZAMORA
Assistant Executive Secretary