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Townhall Meeting Between Secretary Alan Peter S. Cayetano and Filipino Community Leaders in Singapore

Posted on Tuesday, 13 February 2018 

DFA Secretary Alan Peter S. Cayetano with members of the Filipino Community in Singapore

Secretary Alan Peter S. Cayetano (center) with Ambassador Joseph Del Mar Yap, Minister and Consul General Victorio Mario M. Dimagiba, Jr. and Consul J. Anthony A. Reyes (L-R)

Secretary Alan Peter S. Cayetano with Ambassador Joseph Del Mar Yap during the Secretary’s “wefie” with the Filipino Community in Singapore

The Philippine Embassy in Singapore organized a townhall meeting between Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter S. Cayetano and the Filipino Community Leaders in Singapore at the sidelines of the ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Retreat (ASEAN-FMR) on 4 February 2018. The meeting was held at the newly-renovated and air-conditioned Consular Section of the Embassy Chancery.

Ambassador Joseph Del Mar Yap introduced Secretary Cayetano to the 276 Filipino Community members who were present during the townhall meeting.

Secretary Cayetano, in his remarks to the Filipino Community, gave an update on the government’s efforts and inititatives on how to improve its services to the OFWs.

Following Secretary Cayetano’s remarks, an open forum with the Secretary took place. The members of the Filipino community were able to voice out their concerns particularly on consular and labor matters.

A simple salu-salo shared by Secretary Cayetano, Mayor Lani Cayetano, members of the Philippine delegation to the ASEAN-FMR, Embassy officers and staff and members of the Filipino community in Singapore, culminated the townhall meeting.