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Ambassador Laurel Welcomes Incoming Head of Cultural Section

Ambassador Jose C. Laurel V welcomed the arrival of First Secretary and Consul Charmaine A. Serna-Chua who will spearhead the cultural activities of the Embassy.

Ms. Serna-Chua, who hails from Mindoro, served in various capacities at the Department of Foreign Affairs, the most recent of which is as Special Assistant to the Undersecretary for Administration.  She previously served as Vice Consul then Consul at the Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles.

Ms. Serna-Chua replaces Second Secretary and Consul Kristine Margret M. Malang.  Ms. Malang will be returning to Manila on 25 November 2018 to assume her new post at Department of Foreign Affairs.

 Ambassador Laurel (center) with Ms. Serna-Chua (leftmost) and Ms. Malang (rightmost)

Ambassador Laurel (center) with Ms. Serna-Chua (leftmost) and Ms. Malang (rightmost)