“©MORE than 400 more undocumented Filipino workers will be arriving home in the next three days, the Department of Foreign Affairs said.
Today, 113 workers are set to arrive via Philippine Airlines while 326 OFWs will arrive on Sunday via Qatar Airways.”©”©
“These are the last three flights to be undertaken for those who availed themselves of the extended amnesty program of the Kuwaiti government for undocumented foreign nationals,” DFA spokesman Elmer Cato said.”©”©
The last three batches will bring to almost 5,000—or 4,933—the number of overstaying Filipinos reunited with their families in the Philippines since the start of the government’s repatriation program for Kuwait on February 11. “©”©
Friday morning, a team from the Department of Foreign Affairs led by Undersecretary for Migrant Workers Affairs Sarah Lou Arriola arrived in Kuwait to supervise the repatriation. “©”©