BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES
PROCLAMATION NO. 816
DECLARING NOVEMBER 11 OF EVERY YEAR AS “PUERTO PRINCESA UNDERGROUND RIVER DAY”
WHEREAS, on 11 November 2011, the Puerto Princesa Underground River was chosen as one of the New Seven Wonders of Nature; and
WHEREAS, such recognition brought great honor and acclaim not only to the City of Puerto Princesa and the Province of Palawan but to the entire nation as well.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, BENIGNO S. AQUINO, III, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by law, do hereby declare November 11 of every year as “Puerto Princesa Underground River Day.”
All heads of departments, agencies, and instrumentalities of the National Government, including government-owned or -controlled corporations, local government units, and other sectors are hereby encouraged to extend their support and participate in the programs and activities to be held for this purpose.
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 3rd day of July , in the year of Our Lord, Two Thousand and Fourteen.
(Sgd.) BENIGNO S. AQUINO, III
By the President:
(Sgd.) PAQUITO N. OCHOA, JR.