77 Filipinos from Sudan arrive in Bahrain on transit
TDT | Manama
The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com
The Philippine Embassy assisted a total of 77 Filipinos from Sudan during their transit in Bahrain from Cairo en route to Manila from 8 to 12 May.
The Filipino repatriates arrived in Bahrain in four batches. The first batch consisting of 10 Filipinos arrived in Bahrain on 8 May.
The group was composed of seven males and three females (six adults and four minors). The second batch arrived on 9 May comprising of five female and 13 male adults.
The third batch of Filipinos who transited in Bahrain on 10 May consisted of 13 males and 17 females (26 adults and four minors), while the last batch who arrived in Bahrain on 12 May consisted of eight male and 11 female adults.
The Filipinos were welcomed and provided airport assistance and snacks by the Embassy’s ATN team and MWO-Bahrain during their transit. The repatriates shared their challenging experiences while escaping the violence in Sudan with the Embassy officials.