Twenty-two former Filipinos were sworn in and reacquired Philippine citizenship. (Philippine Consulate General Photo by Noli Susi)
The Consulate General of the Philippines continues with its Consular Outreach season for 2023 by travelling to Albany, New York for its Consular Outreach service which was held from 05-06 August which benefitted nearly 150 kababayan.
Kababayan are able to renew their Philippine passports without needing to travel to New York City . (Philippine Consulate General Photo by Ricarte Abejuela III)
The consular outreach mission was a co-sponsored by the Kalayaan 1521 Council Inc. and the Alpha Phi Omega Alumni Association of Greater New York. The consular mission provided passport renewal, dual citizenship, and notarial services for members of the Filipino community in the Capital Region of New York State as well as surrounding areas.
A total of 139 services were extended during the mission in Albany.
Mr. Sol Kapunan of Kalayaan 1521 Council Inc, commended the Consulate Team for a job well done.
Tourism Attache Francisco Lardizabal shares with applicants information about Philippine Tourism including its latest programs. (Philippine Consulate General Photo by Ricarte Abejuela III)
“On behalf of the Filipino Community in Albany and the Greater Capital Region, we continue to support you all, our heroes from the Consulate. Your dedication, hard work and sacrifices never go unnoticed. Sana po huwag kayong magsawa sa amin.” Mr. Kapunan said. The community and the organizers all look forward to a repeat visit next year.
The consular outreach mission was co-sponsored by the Kalayaan 1521 Council Inc. and the Alpha Phi Omega Alumni Association of Greater New York. (Photo courtesy of APO-AA New York)
Also joining the consular outreach in Albany were representatives from the Philippine Social Security System, Philippine Department of Tourism Office in New York, and the Department of Labor of New York State.
The Consulate has scheduled other outreach missions in the coming months as part of its efforts to extend consular services to other kababayan.