The Palace said earlier today that President Rodrigo Duterte welcomes activities regarding the anniversary of the declaration of Marial Law.

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According to President Communications Office Secretary Martin Andanar, September 21 is a regular working day, but the nation does not forget its significance. “It will be governance as usual. This, however, does not mean the significance of the say is lost to the collective memory of the nation.”

Furthermore, he said that the Palace understand that some groups would choose to commemorate the historical event through public assemblies. They are welcoming about this, as long as they are orderly.

“The president encourages various activities to commemorate the occasion as long as they are peaceful and no public inconvenience or destruction of properties may ensue,” Andanar added.

The Philippines is commemorating every 21st of September the anniversary of former president Ferdinand Marcos’ signing of Proclamation No. 1081, which placed the nation under Martial Law. Today is its 44th anniversary. ASCS

Source: Philstar

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