Damascus, SANA-Philippines Embassy in Damascus thanked Syria for its efforts that helped bring back 22 women of its citizens rescued from human trafficking and the illegal employment after close cooperation with the competent authorities in Syria.
The Philippines Embassy in Damascus said in a statement that in light of the significant , fruitful and sincere cooperation by the competent Syrian authorities, the 22 Filipino workers were brought back and they arrived in their country on June 26th.
Chargé de Affairs of the embassy in Damascus, Vida Soraya Verzosa, voiced her thanks to the Immigration and Passports’ Department at the Ministry of Interior and the competent authorities in Syria.
She hailed the generous response to her request to grant Filipino workers exit visas, and considered this as a gift from Syria to the Philippines, pointing out to the need to strengthen bilateral relations between the two countries and increase cooperation with regard to improving labor conditions.
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