PH Embassy, Filipino Community in Bangkok Celebrates 120 Years of PH Independence
Philippine Ambassador to Thailand Mary Jo A. Bernardo-Aragon delivers her welcome remarks and message to the Filipino community during the flag-raising Ceremony at the Philippine Embassy grounds on the occasion of the 120th proclamation of Philippine independence. (Bangkok PE photo)
BANGKOK 04 July 2018 – The Philippine Embassy in Bangkok, Thailand commemorated the 120th proclamation of Philippine independence with the Filipino Community, with a flag-raising ceremony, a thanksgiving salo-salo, and consular and overseas registration services on 10 June 2018.
The program for the flag-raising ceremony included the singing of the Philippine National Anthem, recitation of “Panunumpa sa Watawat”, welcome remarks and message by Ambassador Mary Jo A. Bernardo-Aragon, and the reading of the message of Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter S. Cayetano by Deputy Chief of Mission Mary Anne Padua.
The Embassy also hosted a Filipino thanksgiving salo-salo for the Filipino Community. As a public service, the consular section was also opened to the public, with no lunch break.
Around 150 Filipinos, including Embassy personnel and their families, joined the event, while around 60 Filipinos availed themselves of consular and overseas registration services. END
The Philippine Embassy in Bangkok celebrates with the Filipino community the 120th proclamation of Philippine independence at the Embassy grounds on 10 June 2018 with a flag-raising ceremony, thanksgiving salo-salo and provision of consular and overseas registration services to those who wished to avail of said services. (Bangkok PE photo)