Members of the Philippine Embassy team led by Consul General Christian L. De Jesus (2nd from left, seated) pose with Busan Filipino Community Center Chairman Mr. Danny Guerra (3rd from left, seated), and members of the Filipino Community Center.
The Philippine Embassy's six-member consular team, led by Consul General Christian L. De Jesus, extended 363 consular services including passport applications, civil registration, NBI clearances, and notarization during the consular outreach. POLO/OWWA and Pag-IBIG representatives accompanied the team to provide assistance and information on their respective services.
The consular outreach mission, the Philippine Embassy's first for the year, was held at the Choryang Catholic Church in cooperation with the Busan Filipino Community Center and its volunteers.
Busan, which is 325 kilometers south of Seoul, is home to more than 2,000 Filipinos. Apart from the community in Busan, Filipinos living in nearby Gimhae, Ulsan, Gwangju and Geoje also took advantage of the visiting mobile service. END