13/03/2013: APOSTOLIC ADMINISTRATOR OF THE DIOCESE OF CHALAN KANOA, SAIPAN VISITS THE CONSULATE GENERAL
Fr. Ryan Jimenez (2nd from left), Apostolic Administrator of the Diocese of Chalan Kanoa, Saipan and Rector of the Mt. Carmel Cathedral today visited the Consulate General and met with Consul General Bayani V. Mangibin (2nd from right), discussing issues of concern to Filipinos in Saipan, CNMI. In particular, Consul General Mangibin discussed the upcoming mobile consular outreach to be held by the Consulate General in coordination with the United Filipino Organization (UFO) from 23 to 26 March 2013. During the meeting, it was agreed that the venue of the mobile consular outreach will be at the Mount Carmel Cathedral Social Hall.
Consul General Mangibin likewise discussed other issues, including the issuance of OECs by the POEA and the case of Ms. Emerita Romero, noting that, with the assumption of the new Attorney General and the new Governor of the CNMI, there has been significant progress in the said case. Fr. Ryan was likewise furnished a copy of the POEA Advisory regarding the appointment system for the processing of the OEC.
Also present during the meeting were Consul Edgar Tomas Auxilian and Consul Maria Paz Cortes.END