Philippines Re-Opens Consulate Office in HCM City

HCMC vice chairman Nguyen Thanh Tai (R) greets new Philippine Honorary Consul General Gerry T. Paglinawan at the City Hall, August 16, 2006

The Philippines re-opened its Consulate Office in Ho Chi Minh City on August 30 after a three-year break.

The Consulate Office is located at 8 Nguyen Hue Blvd., District 1, and headed by Honorary General Consul Gerry Paglinawan.
 
Speaking at the inauguration ceremony, Philippine Ambassador to Viet Nam Estrella Berenguel said the re-opening of the office illustrated her country’s commitment to expand relations with Viet Nam in all fields, especially in trade and investment.

By B.Tr – Translated by Tuong Thuy

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