Nepali migrant workers welcomed in Israel

Published On: January 21, 2022 10:06 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Jan 21: The Nepali Embassy in Israel welcomed the migrant workers who reached there for work. The Nepali workers were welcomed by a joint team of the Israeli Health Ministry and Immigration Authority and the Nepali Embassy at Ben Gurion International Airport.

Third Secretary at the Embassy, Pradip Sagar Giri, reached the airport to welcome the workers. A total of 99 Nepali workers had left Nepali on Wednesday evening for Israel to work as assistant human resources in the nursing sector. They were seen off by Minister for Labour, Employment and Social Security, Krishna Kumar Shrestha, Israeli Ambassador to Nepal, Honan Goddar and ministry officials at TIA.

After a decade-long effort, Nepali workers are now sent to Israel for work. They have gone for jobs with the G2G agreement.

The Nepali Embassy in Israel had played an important role in this regard. An agreement was also reached between Nepal and Israel for the temporary employment to the Nepali workers in the special labor market.

The Ministry has begun the process to send 1,000 workers in line with the agreement. As part of this, 63 women and 36 men were sent to Israel on  Wednesday evening.

The Ministry has also been providing anti-COVID vaccine and pre-departure orientation to the foreign job aspirants. Every Nepali will be provided a Rs 200,000 per month salary.

The Nepali workers will also be entitled to leave and other health benefits as provided to the Israelis.


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