Good news to all Filipinos planning to work abroad! Qatar opens its doors to Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) as the FIFA World Cup which will be held in the country this 2022 nears.
“We always look at enhancing and building a better team of multinational men who are willing to happily support Qatar’s road to sustainability and later on, to 2022,” says Labour & Social Affairs His Excellency Yousuf Mohamed Al Othman Fakhroo.
Hiring more Filipino workers are also going on. By this, OWWA delegate felt utmost joy towards the blossoming ties of Qatar and Philippines.
“This is very exciting news for our Kababayans. Qatar is waiting for you!”
Moreover, the controversial Kafala system was removed as with the Exit Permit policy. Due to these changes, more labour reforms will be opening up soon. Qatar VISA Center will soon be opening to Manila this 2019.
As of the moment, there are about 260,000 Filipinos in Qatar and Filipinos are the fourth biggest group of the foreign group in the country, next to Indians, Nepalis and Bangladeshis.
It’s evident that by the next years, Qatar will become a preferred destination of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) who are looking for a greener pasture for their families in the Philippines.