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Watch: OFW couples declare their love in mass wedding at consulate

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Jun. 21, 19 | 1:39 pm

DUBAI: Overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) declare their love for each other during a mass wedding held Thursday, June 20 at the Philippine Consulate in Dubai officiated by Vice Consul Marianne Bringas.

The OFW couples declare their love, thankful that the city has given them a place under the sun to start a new page in their lives.

There were tears as most had to endure a long distance relationship before having finally made it.

Every week, group weddings are being held at the consulate in Dubai and the embassy in Abu Dhabi. The number of couples getting wed average at 25, making it a hundred OFW couples a month and – you do the math, how many each year.

Couples need to meet requirements among which include documentation on parental consent and that each are not married back in the Philippines.

Watch the video below.

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