MADRID - The Philippine Embassy in Madrid joined the nation in celebrating the 21st National Autism Consciousness Week in a ceremony at the Embassy's Sentro Rizal on February 06.

Charge d'Affaires, a.i., Mr. Gerardo P. Abiog, emphasized the importance of understanding the condition and encouraged everyone to share such awareness with family, friends and the community.

The Embassy also presented a short video on "What is Autism" to increase awareness on the condition. The Embassy personnel joined the nation in expressing their support by simultaneously reciting 1Pangako. END

Source: Republic of Philippines Department Of Foreign Affairs