Malacañang on Tuesday September 15, 2015 declared September 25, 2015 Friday a regular non working holiday in celebration of the Muslim Feast Eid’l Adha.
The declaration was issued under Proclamation no. 1128 signed by the President through Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa Jr.
Eid’l Adha is one of the 2 greatest Muslim feast celebrated by as a regular national holiday in the country as declared in the Republic Act no. 9849.
Based on the proclamation, The National Commission on Muslim Filipinos (NCMF) recommends that the observance of Eid’l Adha in the Philippines be on 25 September 2015 based on the Islamic Calendar and the declaration made by Saudi Arabia’s highest religious authority, thereby amending its earlier recommendation to observe the occasion on 24 September 2015.
Employees who will report and required to report to work on this day will be given 100% additional premium on their salary.