32 Pinoys flown out of Afghanistan

August 16, 2021 Cristina Lee-Pisco 354 views

THE Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) yesterday said it is currently undertaking arrangements for the repatriation of Filipinos still left in Kabul due to the security situation in Afghanistan.

In a public advisory, the DFA said the Department and its Foreign Service Posts in the region and beyond are exploring all avenues of cooperation and are closely coordinating with governments and international partners to guarantee their immediate and safe passage.

On Sunday night, 32 Filipinos were evacuated and are now in Doha awaiting their confirmed flights to the Philippines.

A group of 19 Filipinos are also set to leave immediately.

Recently, the DFA issued Alert Level 4 for the whole of Afghanistan due to the uncertain security situation in the country.

The Department maintains its call for all Filipinos in Afghanistan to join the repatriation effort and to immediately contact the Philippine Embassy in Pakistan or OFWHelp through the following details:

Whatsapp/Viber: +923335244762

Messenger/Facebook: facebook.com/atnofficers.islamabadpe or facebook.com/OFWHelpPH

EMAIL: isbpeatn@gmail.com