The Philippines Embassy in Qatar announces its relocation
The Philippine embassy in Qatar is relocating to a more convenient site within the Onaiza area and will commence regular operations from December 10. Situated at Building No. 6, Street No. 549, Zone No. 66, the embassy can be accessed via the Katara Metro station on the Red Line. To facilitate finding the new location, a QR code for Google Maps has been provided by the embassy.
Numerous Filipino expatriates praised the embassy's decision to move, recognizing it as a considerate action addressing the commuting challenges they face. One expatriate highlighted the considerable savings on transportation costs, as the metro provides a more economical option compared to taxis.
Social media buzzed with excitement and appreciation from individuals eager to visit the new embassy location. To ensure minimal disruptions during the transition, the embassy advised scheduling non-urgent consular services transactions after December 9, 2023, due to ongoing maintenance.
Furthermore, the embassy announced closure dates on December 18, 21, 25, 26, and 31, citing Philippine and Qatari holidays. This prompted the community to plan their visits accordingly. Despite these brief closures, Filipino expatriates expressed gratitude for the embassy's efforts to improve accessibility.