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MENAFN - Arab News - 28/12/2013
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(MENAFN - Arab News) A total of 58 Filipino women were repatriated from Riyadh this week, the Philippine Embassy said in a statement.

The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) paid for the tickets of the workers, who are all active members of the organization. The OWWA arranged for a block booking to ensure they all went home on one flight.
Ambassador Ezzedin Tago, Consul General Marshall Louis Alferez and officials from the Philippine Overseas Labor Office in Riyadh were at the airport to see the workers off.

"I received confirmation in the afternoon from Labor Attach Rustico Dela Fuente that the 58 were all cleared by the airport authorities, and boarded their flights back to the Philippines via Abu Dhabi on Etihad Airlines," said Tago.

A source said that 2,911 workers have now gone home since April this year from Riyadh and the Eastern Province. The Philippine government, through its Department of Foreign Affairs, arranged and paid for the repatriation of the workers.

"This number does not include those repatriated at the expense of their employers, their Philippine or Saudi recruitment agencies, or the OWWA," the source said.

The source said employers and recruitment agencies are primarily responsible for repatriating workers. The OWWA would pay for its members.
Meanwhile, Arab News received information that 180 illegal Filipino workers living in a rest house in Riyadh also want to go home.

 






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