BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES
PROCLAMATION NO. 2122
DECLARING THE PERIOD FROM OCTOBER 21 TO 27,
1981, AS AGRARIAN REFORM WEEK
WHEREAS, agrarian problems have plagued the country for centuries and agrarian reform has been instituted and implemented by the government to improve the social and economic conditions of our people;
WHEREAS, a milestone in our agrarian reform program was the promulgation of Presidential Decree No. 27 on October 21, 1972, emancipating tenants of rice and corn lands from the bondage of the soil; and
WHEREAS, it is fitting and proper to declare this year an agrarian reform week to celebrate the anniversary of this significant event in our history so as to focus national attention on the agrarian reform program of the government which has uplifted the living conditions of our people especially the farmers;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, FERDINAND E. MARCOS, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by law, do hereby declare the period from October 21 to 27, 1981, as Agrarian Reform Week under the auspices of the Ministry of Agrarian Reform and duly organized farmers associations.
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 2nd day of October, in the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and eighty-one.
(Sgd.) FERDINAND E. MARCOS
President of the Philippines
By the President:
(Sgd.) JOAQUIN T. VENUS, JR.
Deputy Presidential Executive Assistant