Some government offices announced work suspension on July 23, 2018, Monday due to President Duterte’s third SONA.
Manila, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte is set to deliver his third State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday, July 23, at the Batasang Pambansa in Quezon City.
Traffic jam or buildup around the Batasan Complex is expected due to road closures and anticipated anti-Duterte protesters flocking the area.
As has been observed in the past, security measures will be implemented within the vicinity of the House of Representative including the rerouting of vehicles plying the area.
To support the said security measures, some offices announced work suspension on the day of SONA 2018.
The Civil Service Commission (CSC) has announced work suspension on Monday at the concerned CSC offices:
- CSC Central Office
- CSC Field Office House of Representatives
- CSC Field Office Commission on Audit
The Quezon City Government has also cancelled classes in all levels, in both public and private on Monday as part of the security measures implemented around the Batasang Pambansa Complex.