- Declaring the Fourth Monday of September of Every Year as "Kainang Pamilya Mahalaga" Day
- Proclamation No. 326
January 26, 2012
PROCLAMATION NO. 326
DECLARING THE FOURTH MONDAY OF SEPTEMBER OF EVERY YEAR AS "KAINANG PAMILYA MAHALAGA" DAY AND AMENDING
WHEREAS, Section 12, Article 2 of the CIcTAE
WHEREAS, "Salu-Salo ng Pamilya Mahalaga" day;
WHEREAS, one of the meaningful traditions of Filipinos is the common family meal where all members of the family are present to signify their unity and thanksgiving for God's abundant blessings;
WHEREAS, having a common family meal encourages parents to stay connected with their children and understand the challenges they face;
WHEREAS, there is a need to highlight and celebrate the value of families sharing meals together as a national tradition that should be observed annually and sustained by all Filipino families; and
WHEREAS, there is a need to amend "Salu-Salo ng Pamilya Mahalaga" day as "Kainang Pamilya Mahalaga" day to distinguish the latter as a regular annual event.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, BENIGNO S. AQUINO III, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by law, do hereby declare:
SECTION 1."Kainang Pamilya Mahalaga" Day. The "Salu-Salo ng Pamilya Mahalaga" day is now renamed as "Kainang Pamilya Mahalaga" day. It will be held every 4th Monday of September of every year, in conjunction with the annual celebration of the Family Week. DHSCTI
SECTION 2.Role of the NCFF and Concerned Agencies. The NCFF shall lead the national observance of "Kainang Pamilya Mahalaga" day. The heads of all Departments, agencies, Government-Owned and Controlled Corporations (GOCCs), Local Government Units (LGUs), and other government instrumentalities shall support NCFF in its activities related to the event.
All national and local publications, television and radio stations are encouraged to help generate awareness and public support for activities in promoting the observance of "Kainang Pamilya Mahalaga" day.
SECTION 3.Repealing Clause.
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 26th day of January, in the year of Our Lord, Two Thousand and Twelve.