The employer [VAO] has not received any ransom demand from the abductors," said Jose, adding, "The Philippine Embassy has stepped up coordination with VAOS officials and Libyan authorities to locate the abducted Filipinos and ensure their safe and immediate release.
Fifty two other OFWS employed by VAOS Oil Services have been transferred from Al Ghani oilfield to VAOS' headquarters in Tripoli, said Jose, adding: "Thirty six of them have expressed their desire to be repatriated back to the Philippines immediately.
On Sunday, Philippine diplomats met with 52 other Filipino employees of VAOS
Oil at the company's headquarters in Tripoli.
There are more than one hundred Bulgarian nationals in the Libyan desert, who are blocked there as they can't reach Tripoli or contact the Bulgarian Embassy in the Jamahiriy," Rossen Rusanov, a Bulgarian national, who works at a camp of the major Austrian company VAOS
, told Darik radio via Skype.