President Rodrigo Duterte would respect the decision of Congress on the proposal to declare September 11 a holiday in Ilocos Norte to commemorate the birth anniversary of former president Ferdinand Marcos, Malacañang said on Thursday.

The House of Representatives approved on third and final reading House Bill 7137 designating September 11 as President Ferdinand Edralin Marcos Day in Ilocos Norte.

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