BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES
PROCLAMATION NO. 115
DECLARING THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER 2001 AND EVERY YEAR THEREAFTER AS “NATIONAL CONSTRUCTION MONTH”
WHEREAS, the 11th Philippine International Construction Machineries and Building Materials Exhibition and Technology Forum (11th PHILCONSTRUCT 2001 with Technology Forum) will be held on November 15 to 18, 2001, at the World Trade Center and Philippine Trade Training Center, to be attended by construction trade professionals, architects, engineers, property owners, land developers, buyers, investors, direct corporate users;
WHEREAS, the construction industry is a vital component in national development in support of achieving the nation’s vision for the new millennium;
WHEREAS, there is a need to invite national focus on the construction and infrastructure industry, to enhance and increase productivity in this strategic sector.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, GLORIA MACAPAGAL-ARROYO, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by law, do hereby declare the month of November 2001 and every year thereafter as “National Construction Month” under the auspices of the Philippine Constructors Association, Inc. and other concerned government and private entities.
I call upon all construction trade professionals, building administrators, land developers, engineers and architects, designers, government and private institutions and associations to give the observance of National Construction Month their full support.
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 12th day of October, in the year of Our Lord, Two Thousand and One.
(Sgd.) GLORIA MACAPAGAL-ARROYO