Philippine Ambassador Hosts Lunch to Celebrate Opening of New Consulate in Chiang Mai

 | Wed 19 Nov 2014 17:34 ICT

CityNews – Philippine ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia held a lunch reception at the Imperial Mae Ping Hotel on Sunday to introduce the Philippines’ new honorary consul for northern Thailand.

Philippine ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia, front row wearing orange shirt, with Chiang Mai Governor Suriya Prasartbandit and other local dignitaries at Sunday’s lunch. New honorary consul Agkarajit is fourth from left, wearing an orange tie. Photo: Steve Yarnold.

Agkarajit Phanomvan Na Ayudhya will have jurisdiction over the provinces of Chiang Mai, Phayao, Chiang Rai, Lampang, Lamphun, Mae Hong Son, Nan, Phrae and Uttaradit.

Among the guests at the lunch was Chiang Mai Governor Suriya Prasartbandit, as well as local dignitaries and members of the media.

The Philippines honorary consulate is at 176 M.3, San Phranet San Sai. Call 053 351 278 or email ChiangmaiHCP@gmail.com for more information.