Malacañang on Tuesday announced the special nonworking days in Metro Manila and other areas on November 13, 14, and 15 to give way to the 31st ASEAN Summit and Related Summits.
There will be no classes in private and public schools in all levels on said dates in Metro Manila, Bulacan, and Pampanga, per President Rodrigo Duterte’s Proclamation 332 about the holidays issued on Monday.
The ASEAN events will be held in Metro Manila and Clark Field in Pampanga.
The suspension of government work in Metro Manila, meanwhile, will come from Malacañang, the council clarified.
Philippines will host various ASEAN activities and meetings, which are scheduled to take place from November 10 to 14 in Clark, Pampanga.
Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, by the authority of Duterte, signed on Monday Proclamation No. 332.
On Tuesday, October 10, Metro Manila Council ordered the class suspensions in all levels in Metro Manila on November 16 and 17, 2017 in time for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Leaders’ Summit and Related Meetings. The MMC is composed of all mayors ion the metropolis.
NCRPO chief, Oscar Albayalde said they will be deploying 19,000 cops to secure the event. Philippine National Police chief Director General Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa has also approved the suspension of the permit to carry firearms from November 1 to 15.