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Bandila ng ‘Pinas, itinaas sa New York City

Sa unang pagkakataon, itinaas ang bandila ng Pilipinas sa New York City sa Amerika.

Nangyari ito sa paggunita sa Filipino-American History Month sa Bowling Green Park noong October 28, ayon sa Department of Foreign Affairs nitong Biyernes.

“First of all, on behalf of the more than 85,000 Filipinos who call New York City their home, I would like to thank Mayor Eric Adams and his administration for hosting this flag raising ceremony to commemorate Filipino American History Month,” pahayag ni Consul General Elmer Cato sa seremonya.

“This flag raising ceremony marks the first time the Philippines flag is being raised outside the Philippines Consulate General in Midtown. And this is a recognition of the many contributions and achievements of Filipinos here in New York City.” (IS)

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