SINGAPORE - More than 50 Filipino lawyers based in Singapore were hosted to a dinner by Ambassador Antonio A. Morales, along with officials of the Philippine Embassy, at the Philippine official residence in Singapore on February 09. The occasion provided an opportunity for the lawyers to network with their colleagues and exchange views on relevant issues with Embassy officials.

In welcoming the group, Ambassador Morales stressed on the potential partnership that both the Embassy and the group could have, especially on projects that pursue the interests of Filipino professionals in Singapore.

Philippine Commercial Counsellor Glenn Penaranda also addressed the group briefing them on Philippine-Singapore economic relations and the Philippine's chairmanship of ASEAN this year.

Also present during the gathering was Miss International Kylie Verzosa who is in town to speak at the invitation of the Singapore Institute of Mental Health. The promotion of mental health is one of her advocacies. END

Source: Republic of Philippines Department Of Foreign Affairs