Consul General Maria Andrelita Austria administers the oath of office to the new board of directors of the Foreign Workers Cooperative of BC (FWCBC) at their AGM and New Year Party held at the Immaculate Conception Delta Parish on 21 January 2023.  Standing from L-R are Mr. Juanito Ferrera, Ms. Mahlu Arzadon, Mr. Jame Bryan Batara, Ms. Maria Rhodella Flores, Ms. Lota Colobong, Ms. Rachel Willis, and Mr. Eric Fortaleza, who heads the new board.

Consul General Austria joins the officers and members of the FWCBC in a group photo after the induction ceremony.   In her remarks earlier, Congen Austria lauded the Cooperative for its mission of helping Filipino workers, regardless of their status, and assured them that the Consulate is honored to partner with them.