About the Consulate
Dr. Amable C. Aguiluz IX was honored to be appointed as Honorary Consul to the Philippines by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Bahrain with its consular commission dated January 14, 2009. The appointment was confirmed later on and recognized by the Republic of the Philippines on April 29, 2009 upon the issuance of the Exequatur.
Soon after, the Honorary Consulate has been set up and was accredited by the Department of Foreign Affairs on September 20, 2009. More preparations went underway and shortly opened to provide its services to the public.
The Honorary Consulate shall function as follows:
- Furthering the development of commercial, economic, cultural and scientific relations between Bahrain and Philippines and promoting friendly relations.
- Providing consular services to the public: issuing visas, legalization of documents, endorsement of good conduct certificates.
- Assisting Bahraini Nationals and Bahraini officials.
- Protecting the interests of the Bahraini nationals both individual and bodies corporate, international law.