More Filipinos workers from Kuwait return home


Posted at Apr 17 2018 08:03 AM

MANILA - At least 190 more Filipino workers from Kuwait have returned home Tuesday, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said. 

The returning Pinoys, most of whom are undocumented, arrived at the airport via Qatar Airways at around 6:15 a.m.

The DFA said more undocumented OFWs in Kuwait, who have availed of the Gulf state's amnesty program, will be repatriated.

The government will provide financial aid and livelihood assistance for the returning OFWs.

Kuwait's amnesty program for undocumented migrant workers will end on April 22. 

There are around 6,000 undocumented OFWs in Kuwait, data from the government shows.