10 months Philippine authorities observe developments in Kashmir; advise Filipinos to take precautions MB
By Roy Mabasa The Philippine government is closely monitoring the situation in Kashmir in the wake of the rising tension between India and Pakistan forces. In a brief statement, the Department of Foreign Affairs has also advised Filipinos in both India and Pakistan to be vigilant and to take the necessary precautions, including avoiding any travel to the Kashmir region. While there are no Filipinos residing in Kashmir, the DFA said there are seven Filipino military observers serving with the United Nations Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP). “All seven are safe along with the approximately 1,780 members ... more