Abu Dhabi releases 15 Filipino prisoners

THE Abu Dhabi Central Jail released 15 Filipino prisoners as a gesture of goodwill for the holy month of Ramadan, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Wednesday.

According to a statement, the 15 Filipinos were among the 879 prisoners ordered released by His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, president of United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Ruler of Abu Dhabi.

The report was made public by prison officials in Abu Dhabi Central Jail. (MORE)