President Duterte backs the creation of ‘Department of OFW’

President Duterte backs the creation of ‘Department of OFW’

- President Rodrigo Duterte supported the creation of “Department of OFW”

- He added that the government will be looking closely to recruitment agencies

- Senator Bong Go noted that he has already filed a bill regarding the matter

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President Rodrigo Duterte backed the creation of Department of overseas Filipino workers (OFW) as he delivered his speech at the Araw ng Pasasalamat ng mga OFW in Camp Aguinaldo on Friday.

KAMI learned that Senator Christopher “Bong” Go has already filed a bill regarding the proposed department.

In a video shared by ABS-CBN News on Twitter, Go said that the bill will be certified as urgent by President Duterte.

Go noted that it is possible to create the department by December this year.

“Urgent po. Possible naman po na matapos kagad sa December,” Go said.

“Nag-file na po ako, sponsor, ako mismo mag-fo-follow up ulit non sa Senado,” he added.

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As previously reported by KAMI, Go recently became a member of the Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) executive committee.

Go also suggested having the annual MMFF twice a year and vowed to uplift the welfare of those working in the entertainment industry.

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