THE PHILIPPINE CONSULATE GENERAL
IN DUBAI AND THE NORTHERN EMIRATES
The Republic of the Philippines and the United Arab Emirates established formal diplomatic relations in 1980 with the opening of the Philippine Embassy in Abu Dhabi on 17 June 1980.
On 06 April 2004, the Philippine Consulate General was opened in Dubai headed by then Consul General Generoso DG Calonge.
Consul General Calonge was replaced by Consul General Antonio Curameng in 2006, who was then succeeded by Consul General Benito Valeriano in 2008.
After Consul General Valeriano, Consul General Frank Cimafranca became the fourth Consul General in 2012.
In June 2015, Consul General Paul Raymund P Cortes assumed his post as the youngest and newest Head of the Consulate General.