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31st ASEAN Summit

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The Association of Southeast Asian Nations Summit (ASEAN) 2017 will be held here in the Philippines this coming November 13-15, 2017 and will take place in Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) in Pasay City, Metro Manila.  The Palace has announced November 13-15, 2017 as Special Non-working days under Proclamation no. 332 for Metro Manila and nearby provinces like Bulacan and Pampanga. Classes in all levels have been suspended and declared non-working days for Government Offices. Private Companies have the discretion over the declaration of who will be required to work on the said dates. In addition, the Metro Manila Council (MMC) has already suspended classes in Public and Private Schools in all levels on November 16-17, 2017 in all Metro Manila.

 

The Department of Interior and Local Government also implemented lock-down and road closures in selected areas within the perimeter of the event to ensure the safety of the ASEAN IDs during their visit. Motorists and land travelers are advised to refrain from passing through the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) and EDSA as a STOP and GO scheme would be implemented every time an ASEAN convoy passes through this major roads. On days of full lock-down, the general public would be denied to access these routes. Only pedestrian and vehicles with ASEAN IDs and decals will be allowed to pass through these routes.

 

Here is a list of the lock-down schedules and ASEAN routes which may affect traffic in November.

 

November 8 (12:01 am onwards) Partial Lock-down of CCP Complex, Pasay City
November 11 (10 pm) Complete Lock-down of CCP Complex, Pasay City
November 12 ( 12:01 am onwards) Complete Lock-down of CCP Complex, Pasay City
November 13 ( 12:01 am onwards ) Total Lock-down of Roxas Boulevard starting from Padre Burgos Ave.to Buendia Ave. Manila
November 14- Continuous Lock-down of CCP Complex, Pasay City
November 15 (12 pm onwards) – the Partial lifting of Lock-down for CCP Complex, Pasay City.

For more information please contact:  NATIONAL ORGANIZING COUNCIL

 

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