More Filipinos leave Afghanistan; 24 remain

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More Filipinos leave Afghanistan; 24 remain


August 27, 2021

(Eagle News) — More Filipinos have left Afghanistan, with only 24 remaining in the country, the Department of Foreign Affairs said.

In an advisory, the DFA said three more Filipinos evacuated from Kabul who transited through Doha.

Of the 24 remaining in Afghanistan, the DFA 16 have requested repatriation through their companies or the Philippine government.

“The Philippine government continues to work with governments and international partners to ensure the evacuation of the remaining Filipinos in Afghanistan,” the department said.

It said any Filipino in distress can contact the Philippine Embassy in Islamabad, Pakistan with the following contact details:

Whatsapp/Viber: +923335244762
Messenger/Facebook: Islamabad PE Atn or OFW Help
The Taliban have taken over the capital, Kabul, prompting several countries to undertake an evacuation of its citizens due to the uncertain security situation.

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