Visitors at the festival expressed their joy and surprise at being able to witness aspects of Emirati and global cultural traditions up close and in a way they hadn’t before.
A pilot project on the electronic submission of required documents for the necessary job contract verification (JCV) of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Dubai and the Northern Emirates is quick and easy.
Overseas Filipinos (OFs) including from the UAE and other parts of the Middle East have been noted to engage in real estate/property development investments back home.
These workers carry out different types of work including plantation of saplings, the establishment of nurseries and protection of tree cover from deforestation and fire incidents. It also showed that the federal government is also in a process to get a loan from foreign donor agencies that would be utilised to initiate other Clean and Green projects in Pakistan.
The two Philippine Overseas Labour Offices (POLOs) in the UAE have resumed the acceptance of new applicants for the one-time COVID19 pandemic-related cash aid to all displaced overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) around the world.
The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) on Monday distanced itself from the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) which became controversial after recent weekend news announced that all overseas Filipino workers, estimated at over 12 million around the world, must contribute three per cent of their monthly salary to this agency in order to re-energise the ailing universal healthcare system of the Southeast Asian country.
Officials of two organizations representing overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) believe the Duterte administration could have other fund sources for the beleaguered Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) to fulfill the noble goal of the 2019-enacted Universal Healthcare Law.
Overall, record high inflows of workers’ remittances during FY21 have been driven by proactive policy measures by the government and SBP to encourage the use of official channels, restrictions cross-border travel, altruistic transfers to Pakistan amid the pandemic...
The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) is considering the introduction of digital bank accounts for overseas Pakistanis, the central bank’s governor, Reza Baqir, said.