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Info Desk for Saudi OFWs
A Filipino migrant rights watchdog has urged concerned Philippine authorities to set up an information desk in various international airports throughout Saudi Arabia.
Migrante-Middle East made the request in light of calls for assistance for newly arrived overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) after their respective employers or company representatives failed to pick them up at the airport to bring them to their designated company staff house or accommodation.
In his August 22 letter to Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) administrator Carlos Cao, Jr., Migrante-Middle East regional coordinator John Leonard Monterona said the establishment of an information desk at the international airports of the country of destination would be a big help to newly hired OFWs.
He cited as an example a nurse who arrived in Riyadh, the Kingdom’s capital, on the evening of August 20.
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