4,600 OFWs sa Qatar Naghihintay ng Repatriation — Philippine Ambassador to Doha

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The Philippine Embassy in Doha repatriated a total of 319 overseas Filipinos, including four infants, via chartered flight of the Philippine Airlines (PAL) on 08 July 2020. Photo courtesy of DFA and The Philippine Embassy in Doha

Tinatalang 4,600 Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) sa Qatar ang naghihintay na makasama sa repatriation program ng Philippine Embassy in Doha. Narito ang buong ulat ng Inquirer:

Some 4,600 Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) in Qatar are still awaiting repatriation back to the country, Philippine Ambassador to Doha Alan Timbayan said today, Monday, July 13, 2020.

“So far po meron kaming nasa 4,600 pa po (na) nagregister sa amin sa embahada requesting for repatriation,” Timbayan said in a televised briefing.

(So far, we have some 4,600 who registered in the embassy requesting for repatriation.)

 

 

 

Timbayan said the embassy is coordinating with the Qatar Airways and Philippine Airlines to arrange some of the OFWs’ flights back to the Philippines.

“Other than this, other repatriation schemes are also being undertaken by the embassy,” he said.

Between May and July, Timbayan said 912 OFWs had already returned to the country.

Further, the envoy disclosed that 15 Filipinos in the Gulf state tested positive for COVID-19.

About 99,000 of the 104,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Qatar have reportedly recovered, with at least 147 deaths.

Basahin ang ipa pang ulat tungkol sa mga OFW dito:

Bakit kailangang magrehistro ang mga returning OFW sa OASIS?

Mga trabaho sa BPO, available para sa mga umuuwing OFW – DOLE

 

Dalawang kumpanya nag-aalok ng 8,000 trabaho sa mga umuwing OFW sa Pinas

Source: Inquirer

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