Philippines, Saudis To Negotiate Over Stranded Workers


Philippines, Saudis to negotiate over stranded workers

MANILA,(APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 6th Augst,2016) - The Philippines said Saturday it would within days send government missions to Saudi Arabia to help thousands of jobless Filipinos left stranded after the plunge in oil prices.

The first batch of officials would fly to Saudi Arabia on Wednesday "to provide immediate humanitarian, legal, and other consular assistance to the overseas Filipino workers stranded in work camps across Saudi Arabia," a foreign department statement said.