The Philippine Consulate in Chiang Mai will be closed tomorrow morning as a sign of respect to the death of Mr. Alfredo Pomar; however, it will be opened for services from 12:30 to 5:00 pm.
Philippine Honorary Consul Agkarajit Phanomvan na Ayudhya confirmed this in a phone with PinoyThaiyo staff. He is also set to attend the burial on Wednesday, October 21. This announcement was posted on The Honorary Consulate of the Republic of the Philippines’ Facebook page.
Mr Pomar, 81, was one of the few Filipinos who made Thailand his home for over 40 years.
He was married to a Thai woman and was blessed with eight children.
Here’s the Facebook post of The Honorary Consulate of the Republic of the Philippines, Chiangmai:
Early this evening, PH Honorary Consul attended a funeral service for Mr. Alfredo Pomar, 81 years old, a Filipino who made Thailand his home for the past more than 40 years. Our deepest condolence and Rest in Peace. In respect of Mr. Pomar, this Wednesday, 21OCT2015, the PH Honorary Consul will attend his burial and the consulate will be opened for services from 12:30 PM until 5:00 PM.