CSC To Celebrate 27th National Family Week Celebration, Government Employees Allowed To Go Home At 2PM
CSC – The Civil Service Commission recently announced the celebration of the 27th National Family Week Celebration.
This is in compliance to the Presidential Proclamation No. 60 series of 1992. In the proclamation, the Department of Social Welfare and Development will be the agency to lead the said celebration with the theme “Tungo sa Maginhawa, Matatag, at panatag na Pamilyang Pilipino” (Eng. Trans: To A Homely, Strong, and Peaceful Filipino Family).
The celebration will start on September 23 (Monday) up to September 28 (Saturday). This is to strengthen the Filipino Family unity and relationship via a meaningful celebration that promotes Filipino values.
The announcement further added that all government agencies, as well as state universities and colleges are urged to support the celebration via the following:
- 12:00 PM – “Ring a Family Bell” or the simultaneous ringing of bells. This is a symbol of nationwide awareness and commitment to commemorate the unity of Filipino families
- 8:00 AM – State universities and colleges to ring bells simultaneously. This is also a symbol of support to the Filipino family.
Furthermore, the National Committee on the Filipino Family (NCFF) aimed to enjoin all Filipino family to observe the “Kainang Pamilya Mahalaga Day” (Eng. Trans: Family Mealtime Importance Day) on Monday (September 23).
Hence, government agencies on that day will allow their employees to go home at 2:00 PM in order to urge them to spend their mealtime with their families.
The Public Information Office of the Supreme Court tweeted the announcement from the Civil Service Commission.
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