Philippines officially lifts ban on sending domestic workers to Kuwait

Applications for new domestic workers employment contracts will begin from Sunday April 25

  
A welfare officer processes a Filipino worker's papers, who was repatriated from Kuwait, at Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Paranaque, Metro Manila, Philippines February 12, 2018. Image used for illustrative purpose

A welfare officer processes a Filipino worker's papers, who was repatriated from Kuwait, at Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Paranaque, Metro Manila, Philippines February 12, 2018. Image used for illustrative purpose

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KUWAIT CITY: The Philippines officially announced lifting of ban on sending domestic workers to Kuwait.

A circular was issued by Nasser Mustafa, the labor attaché at the Philippine embassy in Kuwait addressing the recruitment offices in the country to reopen the doors for the recruitment of Filipino domestic workers based on the instructions of the Philippine Labor Minister Silvester H Bello III.

The Philippine Overseas Workers’ Office (POLO) will start issuing from Monday the disclosure license for foreign employment offices from 9 am until 1 pm, reports Al Anba.

From Wednesday April 21st the office will begin to receive requests for renewal and re-evaluation of job orders from 9 am to 10.30 am.

Applications for new domestic workers employment contracts will begin from Sunday 25th April from 9 am to 10.30 am

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