BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES
PROCLAMATION NO. 2197
DECLARING THE PERIOD FROM JUNE 7-13, 1982, AS “NATURAL RESOURCES CONSCIOUSNESS WEEK” FOR 1982.
WHEREAS, it is a primary objective of the government to conserve, revitalize and develop the country’ national wealth and manage its utilization for the continued well-being of present and future generations;
WHEREAS, such an objective can be realized through the involvement of the citizenry so that they may be cognizant of the status of our natural resources, their finite and renewable natures, and the development programs pursued by the government; and
WHEREAS, such an involvement and awareness of the citizenry of the status of our country’s varied and rich natural resources and the government’s efforts to develop these resources will enhance our people’s sense of national pride and dignity.
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 June 7 to 13, 1982, as Natural Resources Consciousness Week for 1982, under the auspices of the Ministry of Natural Resources. I urge all citizens to help celebrate this week in an appropriate manner to encourage Filipinos to appreciate nature’s blessings and to initiate actions so that this generation and those to come and continue to enjoy these endowments.
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 27th day of May, in the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and eighty-two.
(Sgd.) FERDINAND E. MARCOS
President of the Philippines
By the President:
(Sgd.) JUAN C. TUVERA
Presidential Executive Assistant