Call to end malpractices in foreign employment – The Himalayan Times – Nepal’s No.1 English Daily Newspaper

Call to end malpractices in foreign employment - The Himalayan Times - Nepal's No.1 English Daily Newspaper


Minister of Labour, Employment, and Social Security Krishna Kumar Shrestha has warned of stern action against manoeuvring in the name of foreign employment.

Receiving a memorandum from office-bearers of the Unified Foreign Employment Entrepreneurs Organisation Nepal yesterday afternoon, he stressed the need to establish inevitable cooperation with entrepreneurs so as to make the foreign employment sector dignified, secure, and well-managed.

He asserted that the state would take stern action against anyone involved in wrongdoings. He said that preparation was under way to set up a separate system for investigation of and action against irregularities in foreign employment sector.

The minister also called foreign employment entrepreneurs to support his plan to check irregularities propping up in the foreign employment sector, establish a new system and make this sector dignified and well-managed.

Secretary at the ministry Ek Narayan Aryal said challenges that had emerged in foreign employment sector could be averted through coordinated efforts from all sides. He said the government had mooted a plan to establish foreign employment police so as to check anomalies and unlawful activities being carried out in the sector of foreign employment.

A version of this article appears in the print on December 17, 2021, of The Himalayan Times.

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