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Duterte: My gov’t will take care of OFWs

By: - Reporter / @NCorralesINQ
/ 08:04 PM April 24, 2016

Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday vowed to create one government body to take care of the millions of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs.)

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Duterte also promised to create a bank for the OFWs for their remittances.

To end the “abuses of our brothers and sisters,” he said he would keep track of the welfare of Filipino workers abroad.

READ: Duterte asked to unveil economic platform

“I will make it mandatory for consul-generals to keep track of OFWs,” he said during the third and final presidential debate at the Phinma-University of Pangasinan in Dagupan City.

He said his administration would be a government “looking after the welfare of Filipinos.” IDL

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