PHL Embassy in Paris assists Filipino evacuees from Libya

A February 27, 2011 press release prepared by the Department of Foreign Affairs

The Philippine Embassy in Paris led by Ambassador Rora Navarro-Tolentino and Consul General Rosalita Prospero met and assisted overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) evacuated from Libya through the efforts of their employer.

The OFWs transited in Paris Charles de Gaulle-Roissy International Airport en route to the Philippines. In photo is part of a group of 98 Filipino nationals employed by Vinvi Corporation-OEA Grand projects who were successfully repatriated from Tripoli to Paris where they boarded six commercial flights back to Manila today.