Our President Rodrigo Roa Duterte declared March 7, 2017 (Tuesday) a special non-working day in Island Garden City of Samal. The declaration was made by way of a Proclamation No. 154 issued by the President of the Philipines, Malacañan Palace. This is in line with the celebration of the Founding Anniversary of the island's cityhood in order to give the people a full opportunity to celebrate and participate the occasion with appropriate ceremonies.
The City Mayor of IGaCoS announced the good news this morning during the LGU's monday convocation. He also posted the copy of the declaration via his facebook account and expressed gratitude to the president since this is the first time that the city being declared holiday on its founding day.