Embassy Intensifies Outreach Program
with Swiss Romande Area
The Philippine Embassy in
Berne reported that Ambassador Leslie J. Baja met with the
Filipino-Swiss community on 18 September 2011 in Lausanne in
celebration of the 2nd Marian Congress organized by the Philippine
Catholic Mission in the Swiss Romande area. Over 300 guests from
the cantons of Lausanne, Geneva, and Fribourg were in attendance.
In his remarks, Ambassador Baja highlighted the Filipinos’ qualities
and traits that are known to the Swiss, namely, industrious,
hard-working, respectful, and God-fearing. He also emphasized
and encouraged the Filipinos to avail of the forthcoming Overseas
Absentee Voting registration that will commence on 31 October 2011.