PCG Joins Community in Independence Day Celebration
The Consulate General of the Republic of the Philippines joined in the celebration of the Philippines’ 114th Proclamation of Independence organized by Filcom-Dubai-NE last 8 June 2012 at Al Safa Stadium.
Consul General Benito B. Valeriano thanked the Filipino Community for their overwhelming support to the various programs of the Consulate General. He also expressed his gratitude to those who came to celebrate the 114th Philippine independence headed by Filcom Dubai-NE President Alan Bacason.
The Consulate General’s OAV Team headed by Vice Consul Suliguin was also present to allow those in attendance to have an opportunity to register for next year’s election. A total of 180 were registered.
Similarly, the Pag-ibig Team headed by Attache Jareno, was also in attendance to entice new members as well as provide information on the programs and services available through Pag-ibig.
The whole day celebration was open to all expatriates and featured performances from various Filipino organizations. Numerous booths were also present where one can get food, Filipino delicacies, souvenir items, promotional giveaways and more. Performances of GMA Pinoy TV talents Jennylyn Mercado and Jay-R capped the celebration.