President Bongbong Marcos has revealed that an additional 56 Filipino nationals have successfully evacuated from the conflict-ridden Gaza Strip. Presently, only 39 Filipinos remain in the region, underscoring the swift and decisive action taken by the government to ensure the safety of its citizens amidst the ongoing turmoil.
The successful departure of the 34 individuals who crossed the Rafah border on November 8 marks a crucial milestone in this evacuation mission. These evacuees are now en route to Qatar, from where they are scheduled to board their flight bound for the Philippines, with an anticipated arrival on Friday afternoon.
This latest update serves as a testament to the unwavering commitment of the Philippine government in safeguarding the welfare of its citizens, even in the face of adversity. President Marcos’ decisive leadership and strategic evacuation efforts have been instrumental in these operations, reinforcing the nation’s dedication to the well-being of its people.