Thursday, July 19, 2018

Philippine Embassy convenes its Second Filipino Community Leaders’ Meeting

Posted on Thursday, 5 April 2018 

Ambassador Joseph Del Mar Yap delivered the Opening Remarks during the Second Filipino Community Leaders’ Meeting

The Philippine Embassy in Singapore, in partnership with the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO), organized the Second Filipino Community Leaders’ Meeting on 24 March 2018 at the newly-renovated Consular Section of the Philippine Embassy.

Ambassador Joseph Del Mar Yap welcomed the Filipino Community leaders and other members of the Filipino Community to the meeting.

The meeting commenced with the customary Kapihan with members of the Filipino Community.  This was followed by announcements and updates from Embassy officers and heads of the attached agencies on political, economic, consular and labour developments affecting the Filipino Community. The 2018 Philippine Independence Day Committee (PIDC) also briefed the audience on its preparations for the Pagdiriwang 2018.  Various members of the Community were then given a slot to make announcements of their incoming events and activities. A networking lunch concluded the meeting.

The third Filipino Community Leaders’ Meeting is tentatively scheduled in May 2018.