Filipinos in Rome may now avail of legal counseling services from the Philippine Embassy there, the Department of Foreign Affairs said Tuesday.
The DFA said the embassy formalized agreements with two Italian law offices that will provide the free legal aid on the embassy premises that started Monday, Oct. 28.
"The services will be made available every Mondays and Wednesdays from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., and every Thursdays from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.," the DFA said.
Signing the agreements were Consul-General Leila Santos on behalf of the Embassy, the DFA said.
Witnesses were Ambassador Virgilio Reyes Jr. and Labor Attaché Atty. Viveca Catalig. — ELR, GMA News