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Philippine Embassy in Bahrain participated in the International Embassies Bazaar

Philippine Embassy in Bahrain participated in the International Embassies Bazaar

Manama : The Philippine Embassy participated in the International Embassies Bazaar organized by the Children and Mothers Welfare Society under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Lulwa Al Khalifa, the daughter of His Royal Highness Prince Khalifa Bin Salman Al Khalifa of the Kingdom of Bahrain, and held at the main hall of the Children and Mothers Welfare Society, Isa Town, on 24 April 2018.

The Philippine stall featured various Philippine products including placemats made of abaca, fans, rattan bags, buntal bags made of straw obtained from leaves of the talipot palm, rattan tissue holders, cutlery cases, slippers made of banana, the famous dried mangoes from Cebu, corn chips from Ilocos, and boy bawang cornick. Filipiniana dresses and barongs and handmaid hair accessories were also displayed at the booth of the Embassy.

The Embassy also promoted Philippine tourism by displaying roll-up banners of sceneries from the Philippines such as the underground river of Palawan, mayon volcano of Albay, beaches of Zamboanga and Batanes as well as the Calle Crisologo of Vigan. Embassy representatives also gave out tourism brochures provided by the Department of Tourism (DOT).

A modest donation was also turned over by the Embassy and the Filipino community in Bahrain to Sheikha Hind Bint Salman Al Khalifa for the benefit of the charities supported by the Children and Mothers Welfare Society.

A total of 29 embassies took part in the bazaar. Sheikha Lulwa Al Khalifa inaugurated the annual charity event together with society President Shaikha Hind Bint Salman Al Khalifa.

 



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