A very long weekend awaits students and workers in select cities in Metro Manila next week.
The Malacañang Palace announced on Friday that April 27 (Thursday) is declared special non-working holiday in cities of Makati, Manila and Pasay due to Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit and Related Meetings. Works in government offices are suspended in the aforementioned local government units.
The suspension of work in private sectors other than those from the places indicated above shall be upon the discretion of their respected LGUs and or employers, according to the memorandum released by the palace.
Class suspension on April 27 will be upon the discretion of the respective school heads.
Meanwhile, April 28 (Friday) is declared a special non-working holiday in Metro Manila. Work on both government and private sectors are suspended. Classes are also suspended on Friday.
The ASEAN leaders’ meeting is set on April 29 at the Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay City.