The Undersecretary of the Philippine Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Eduardo de Vega, said “Manila hopes to sit with the government of Kuwait and discuss the possible resumption of sending Filipino workers again to Kuwait.
He made the statement after the juvenile court in Kuwait convicted the killer of Filipino domestic worker,” reports Al-Jarida daily.
The specialist in domestic workers’ affairs, Bassam Al-Shimmari, revealed the Philippine Association of Recruitment Agency Secretaries in Kuwait recently called on some owners of local recruitment offices to hold an urgent virtual meeting for a dialogue via the Zoom platform at 3:00 pm on Oct 12 to discuss the possibility of Manila resuming the sending of new domestic workers.
This happens in light of the two recent moratorium decisions issued by the two countries.
Al-Shimmari told Al-Jarida, “The invitation addressed to us from the Philippine side came based on a request submitted by the association to President Ferdinand Marcos, Jr., to resume joint dialogue between officials of the two countries, so that a consensus could be reached that would end the existing dispute and lift the ban…