2 convicted OFWs in Oman get royal pardon

HIS Majesty Sultan Qaboos of the Sultanate of Oman has granted royal pardon to two overseas Filipino workers (OFW) who were jailed for criminal offenses, the Philippine Embassy in Muscat said Tuesday.

Citing reports from the embassy, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said that the royal pardon was granted on the occasion of the Isra Wal Miraj that was commemorated on May 5.

Philippine Ambassador to the Sultanate of Oman Narcisco CastaƱeda welcomed the royal pardon given to the two convicted OFWs. (MORE)