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The following regular holidays and special holidays for the year 2016 shall be observed in the country:
The proclamations declaring national holidays for the observance of Eid’l Fitr and Eidul Adha shall hereafter be issued after the approximate dates of the Islamic holidays have been determined in accordance with the Islamic calendar (Hijra) or the lunar calendar, or upon Islamic astronomical calculations, whichever is possible or convenient. To this end, the National Commission on Muslim Filipinos (NCMF) shall inform the Office of the President of the actual dates on which these holidays shall respectively fall.
Source: Official Gazette of the Philippines (Proclamation No. 1105, s.2015)
Signed on August 20, 2015