KATHMANDU, June 4: The government is making preparations to open foreign employment for aspiring migrant workers in all countries with which it has diplomatic relations. The Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Security (MoLESS) is doing its homework to open up foreign employment even in Iraq, a lucrative destination for security workers. Until now, the government has banned work permits for Iraq but Nepalis have been going to the Gulf country through illegal channels.
KATHMANDU, March 31: Newly-appointed Minister for Labour, Employment and Social Security, Sharat Singh Bhandari, has vowed to make his ministry a reputed institution. Minister Bhandari made the remarks while assuming his office at Singha Durbar today.
KATHMANDU, Jan 6: The Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Security is to issue the institutional and individual labour permit from the seven provinces from January 8. Before this the Ministry had been providing the labour permits only from Kathmandu.
KATHMANDU, July 21: The Ministry of Labor, Employment and Social Security (MoLESS) has directed stakeholders concerned to make foreign employment more effective by resolving problems seen in the foreign employment information system.
KATHMANDU, Jan 28: Minister for Labor, Employment and Social Security Krishna Kumar Shrestha has said that the government will take action against the foreign employment entrepreneurs who leave Nepali citizens stranded abroad on visit visa.
KATHMANDU, Dec 13: Minister for Labor, Employment and Social Security, Krishna Bahadur Shahi has said that vocational and skill development centers will be established in all seven provinces of the country.
KATHMANDU, Oct 19: Minister for Labor, Employment and Social Security Krishna Kumar Shrestha has directed concerned authorities to streamline the service flow after inspecting the Social Security Fund and Foreign Employment Board in Babermahal on Monday.
KATHMANDU, Feb 1: It is not a new thing for the manpower companies to charge the youths going for foreign employment more than the prescribed fees. The government has implemented a rule that states that manpower companies are not allowed to charge more than Rs 10,000 to the workers going to the Gulf countries and Malaysia.
CHITWAN, April 9: The Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Security has launched a “National Master Plan 2075-2085 BS” to abolish child labor. The master plan aims to eradicate child labor from 50 local units in the first year. The first stage has begun with a program targeting to abolish child labor from 17 such local units.