July 15 will be a special nonworking holiday in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) in commemoration of its 34th founding anniversary, Malacañang declared.
In a proclamation signed by Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea by the authority of President Rodrigo Duterte, residents of CAR will be given the full opportunity to celebrate and participate in local events and programs. However, appropriate protocols and safety procedures should be strictly observed.
According to local officials and organizers shared that the theme of this year’s celebration is ‘Working Together Towards Cordillera Autonomy through Green Recovery’.
Local Politikos from Apayao, Abra, Baguio City, Benguet, Kalinga, and Mountain Province are expected to grace the event via physical or online presence.