In the immediate aftermath of the pandemic, job loss created a financial hardship to low-skilled migrants. It cut off the survival lifelines of the family members back home.

KATHMANDU, Sept 19: The International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Nepal and Cyprus, with support from the Government of Cyprus and in coordination with Nepali authorities, organized the voluntary return of 63 Nepali nationals. The migrants landed at the Tribhuvan International airport on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: Three of the six people killed in a deadly road accident in Abu Dhabi on Thursday were Nepali nationals, the Nepali embassy in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) said.

KATHMANDU: Nepali migrant workers are spending around Rs 18 billion to send remittance home annually. According to a report by the Ministry of Employment and Social Security, a migrant worker spends up to 4.5 percent to send US $200 to Nepal.