The Philippine Embassy headed by Ambassador Joseph Del Mar Yap together with the officers and staff of the Philippine Embassy and its attached agencies and members of the Filipino Community in Singapore held a flag-raising ceremony to commemorate the 120th Anniversary of the Proclamation of the Philippine Independence on 12 June 2018 at the Official Residence of the Philippine Ambassador.
The Independence Day messages of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, Secretary of Foreign Affairs Alan Peter S. Cayetano, DOLE Secretary Silvestre H. Bello III, DND Secretary Delfin N. Lorenzana and SSS President/ Emmanuel Dooc were delivered by the Embassy officers and the respective heads of the attached agencies.
A Pahiyas barrio fiesta theme set the festive mood of the Independence Day celebration. A simple salu-salo of Filipino breakfast was shared by those who joined the celebration. END