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Vaduz, Liechtenstein    

(Right) Philippine Ambassador Maria Theresa P. Lazaro and
(Left) Dr. Aurelia Frick, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Justice and Culture of  Liechtenstein.


Swiss, Liechtenstein officials, diplomats who are based in Berne and accredited to
Liechtenstein and other distinguished guests  who attended the occasion.

Philippine National Day in Liechtenstein

The Philippine Embassy in Berne, Switzerland, co-hosted a reception with the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Justice and Culture of Liechtenstein  on 16 June 2010 in Vaduz, the capital of the Principality of Liechtenstein.

The event, held at Hofkellerei, a hall in the center of the capital of Vaduz and  surrounded by the royal vineyards of the Prince of Liechtenstein was one of the series of activities organized by the Embassy in celebration of the 112th Anniversary of the Declaration of Philippine Independence.  Liechtenstein is within the jurisdiction of the Philippine Embassy in Switzerland.

Dr. Aurelia Frick, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Justice and Culture of  Liechtenstein and Philippine Ambassador to Switzerland Ma. Theresa Lazaro greeted more than a hundred Swiss, Liechtenstein officials, diplomats who are based in Berne and accredited to Liechtenstein and other distinguished guests who attended the occasion.  In her remarks, Dr. Frick conveyed the pleasure of the Liechtenstein government for the Embassy’s efforts to enhance relations between the two states and in bringing Philippine culture closer to the people of Liechtenstein.

Ambassador Maria Theresa Lazaro stated that the reception aims to build  a bridge between the peoples of the Philippines and the Liechtenstein, to  celebrate Philippine Independence Day and to celebrate the proclamation of the 15th President of the Republic of the Philippines, President –elect Benigno Aquino III. .

The reception offered guests a cultural glimpse of the Philippines which included   indigenous dance and music as well as a feast on Filipino dishes and flavors prepared by chefs from Marco Polo Hotel in Cebu.
 
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