Philippine Embassy in Athens meets with Filipino Community Leaders

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Ms. Jean V. Santos (standing, third from left) informs the leaders of the Filipino community in Athens, Greece, on the services provided by the Pag-IBIG fund to its members. (Athens PE photo)

Athens, Greece — The Philippine Embassy in Athens conducted its first meeting of the year with the leaders of the Filipino community on 25 January 2020 in Athens, Greece.

Philippine Embassy in Athens Labor Attaché Cynthia R. Cruz (standing, leftmost), Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) discusses the programs for the year of POLO with the leaders of the Filipino community in Athens, Greece. (Athens PE photo)

The meeting was held at the Philippine Embassy’s chancery and was attended by 45 leaders and representative of various Filipino community organizations.

Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) Administrative Staff Gemma G. Dio (standing, second from right) briefs the leaders of the Filipino community in Athens on the services provided by OWWA to its members. (Athends PE photo)

Philippine Embassy in Athens Chargé d’Affaires Rosario P. Lemque briefed the Filipino community leaders on the Overseas Voting (OV) registration, the Taal Volcano explosion, and the importance of having an updated list of FilCom members in case there are calamities and emergency situations.

Philippine Embassy in Athens Chargé d’Affaires Rosario P. Lemque (seated, second from left) briefs the leaders of the Filipino community in Athens, Greece, on the Overseas Voting (OV) registration process. (Athens PE photo)

The officers of the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO), the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) and Pag-IBIG fund, also discussed the services their respective agencies provide and their work-programs for the year 2020.

Leaders of Filipino community (FilCom) Organizations in Athens, Greece sign the attendance sheet before the start of the FilCom meeting. (Athens PE photo)


For more information, visit  https://www.athenspe.dfa.gov.ph or
https://www.facebook.com/PHLinGreece.

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