97 undocumented OFWs from UAE to arrive Wednesday

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Sep 05 2018 12:52 AM

MANILA—Ninety-seven undocumented Filipino migrant workers from Dubai and Northern Emirates will arrive in the country Wednesday morning, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Tuesday.

The third batch of repatriates will arrive at 8:45 a.m. on board Philippine Airlines flight No. 659 from Dubai, the DFA said in a statement.

The migrant workers, whose repatriation was shouldered by the agency, will receive a cash aid of P5,000 each upon arrival in Manila.

The DFA urged qualified undocumented Filipino workers to avail of the amnesty program of the United Arab Emirates.