Philippines

Duterte declares May 25 holiday for Eid’l Fitr

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has declared Monday, May 25, as a regular holiday in observance of Eid’l Fitr or the culmination of the Fasting of Ramadan.

Duterte made the declaration through Proclamation 944 signed by Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, by the authority of the President, on Tuesday.

The declaration was made through the recommendation of the National Commission on Muslim Filipinos.

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