400 Filipinos expected to be flown out of Lebanon next week

MANILA, Philippines --- Around 400 Filipinos in Lebanon are expected to be flown to the Philippines next week following the deadly explosion that rocked the Port of Beirut, a Philippine envoy said on Friday. The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said it has already charted a repatriation flight scheduled for next Sunday, August 16. The flight, the DFA said in a statement, also seeks to bring home the remains of the Filipinos who were killed in the Beirut port blast. In an online town hall meeting, Philippine Embassy in Beirut Charge D' Affaires Ajeet-Victor Panemanglor said 230 Filipinos have already secured their exit visas and are scheduled to be flown home while 170 more ha...Keep on reading: 400 Filipinos expected to be flown out of Lebanon next week

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