Bahrain PM promises to protect OFWs, admires Filipino workers’ dedication

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  • PM Khalifa met with Philippine Ambassador in Bahrain Alfonso Ver
  • Bahrain PM Khalifa shared he admires Filipino workers’ dedication and encouraged more to work in their Kingdom
  • PM Khalifa vowed to protect OFWs in their kingdom

Bahrain’s Prime Minister His Royal Highness Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa vowed that they are committed in protecting the rights of the overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in their Kingdom.

PM Khalifa met with Philippine Ambassador in Bahrain Alfonso Ver in Bahrain to discuss about the conditions of OFWs in their Kingdom. The PM willingly expressed their utmost cooperation in cases of misconduct or a***e to OFWs by their employers.

The Department of Foreign Affairs also revealed that PM Khalifa said he truly admires the Filipino workers’ dedication and “and praised them for being efficient and very good workers.” He added that even though their Kingdom welcomes all expatriate workers from all over the world, he can’t help but “love Filipinos.” He revealed that several Filipinos have been working for him in his office and palace. He also encouraged more Filipino workers to come and work in Bahrain.

Ambassador Ver also expressed the country’s gratitude and contribution to the welfare of our countrymen.

He also informed PM Khalifa that so far, problems by some OFWS have only been “minor or are easily resolved” through the cooperation and coordination of the Embassy and its attached agencies with the relevant agencies of the Bahraini Government, such as its Department of Labor, the Labor Market Regulatory Authority, the Ministry of Interior, Immigration and the Police.

Bahrain Prime Minister HRH Prince Khalifa Bin Salman Al Khalifa Meets with PHL Ambassador to Bahrain

Posted by Department of Foreign Affairs Republic of the Philippines on Monday, February 12, 2018