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Cabinet endorses Oman labour agreement draft; signing soon

Kathmandu, November 18 The Cabinet has endorsed a draft of the labour agreement to be signed with Oman, one of the major destinations for Nepali migrant workers, according to the Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Security. The ministry says the agreement will be signed soon. The Omani Minister of Manpower, Abdullah bin Nasser bin […]

Nepal-UAE joint meeting begins in Kathmandu to discuss labour issues

Kathmandu, November 3 The first meeting of the labour-related joint working committee (JWC) of Nepal and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) began in Kathmandu today. Representatives from both countries are taking part in the two-day meeting which aims to facilitate a process for the enforcement of the bilateral MoU on labour agreement signed between Nepal […]

Minister urges recruitment agencies to support foreign employment reforms

Kathmandu, September 24 Minister for Labour, Employment and Social Security Gokarna Bista has urged foreign employment recruitment agencies to support the government’s initiatives launched to reform the sector. Speaking at a function organised in Kathmandu on Tuesday, the minister said the agencies could have their own issues to work for, but they should prioritise concerns […]

Nepalis’ labour migration to Malaysia likely to resume as two countries sign fresh pact

Kathmandu, September 12 Labour officials of Nepal and Malaysia have signed a new agreement that is expected to resume the labour migration of Nepali workers to the Southeast Asian country. Though Malaysia remained one of the most favourite destinations for Nepali workers, the migration process was suspended for over one year after the Nepali government […]

Japan formally begins recruiting Nepali workers under G2G agreement

Kathmandu, September 3 Japan has formally begun preparations to recruit Nepali workers under a government-to-government agreement that the two countries signed in March this year. In the first phase, it will recruit nursing caregivers. The Japanese Ministry of Labour, Health, and Welfare recently published a schedule of examination that the Nepalis interested to go to […]

Morning Starter: Thursday, August 22, 2019

Good morning! Here’s a quick summary of important, ignored and interesting reports to start your day: Important Shrestha likely to head TRC The ruling Nepal Communist Party and the main opposition Nepali Congress have agreed to propose the name of former attorney general Raman Kumar Shrestha for the position of chairman of the Truth and […]