A total of 106,329 Nepali nationals brought home since the start of repatriation flights

KATHMANDU, Oct 7: Experts have sought a proper policy response by the government to address the adverse consequences in the livelihoods of the returned migrant workers following the global spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

KATHMANDU, Sept 12: A total of 146 Nepali migrant workers were repatriated via charter flights from Bahrain on Saturday. Those people were stranded in various places of Bahrain due to COVID-19 outbreak and its effect in their job settlement.

“I have been trying to return home,” he told Republica. “I have been to the embassy and travel agencies multiple times in the last two months to get a ticket, but nothing has worked so far.” He fears that the company will soon kick him out from the apartment, and has run out of money.

KATHMANDU, Aug 31: The government has decided to allow a maximum of 800 people to enter Nepal via air route from Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 29: As many as 490 Nepali migrant workers left stranded due to COVID-19 pandemic in various countries have returned home on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 26: The government has made public the schedule for regular commercial flights that is set to resume from September 2.

Over 40 flights to be operated to evacuate Nepali nationals stranded in various labor destinations

KATHMANDU, July 12: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has repatriated a total of 10,912 Nepalis from different countries as per the established guidelines of evacuation.

KATHMANDU, July 12: As many as 3,322 Nepali migrant workers stranded in Malaysia and Philippines as a result of lockdown measures enforced to contain the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) have been repatriated by the Nepal government as of Sunday.

KATHMANDU, July 2: Manish Khadka decided to shut down his screen printing business that he had been running in Patan as he was not certain when he would be able to return home from Indonesia. He had left for Indonesia on March 6 for a short trip but was left stranded for more than three months due to abrupt suspension of international flights to and from Nepal.

KATHMANDU, June 29: More than 100 dead bodies of Nepali migrant workers have been stuck abroad as the government has failed to bring them home at the earliest. At the same time, the government’s decision of providing Rs 50,000 to the family of dead ones if they opt to cremate the dead bodies in the foreign land has turned to be quite ineffective.

KATHMANDU, June 24: A total of 1,002 Nepalis were brought home from six different destinations on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, May 22: As the government prepares to bring the migrant workers back to Nepal, the question on its capacity to hold the operation lingers. Not only because the number is huge, but also because there are challenges the government has to face in order to realize the plan.

KATHMANDU, April 20: Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA), an association of non-resident Nepalis across the globe, will initiate in repatriating Nepalis stranded in foreign countries due to global lockdown, it has been said.

KATHMANDU, April 20: The Non-Resident Nepalis Association (NRNA) has called on the government to immediately create an environment conducive for the Nepali nationals who are stranded abroad to return home in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, March 31: United States has repatriated its citizens who were left stranded in different parts of Nepal due to nationwide lockdown enforced to curb the spread of coronavirus diseases.

NAWALPARASI, Feb 5: Initiatives have been made to repatriate a Bangladeshi woman rescued from Gobarhiya Police Post at Sarawal Rural Municipality in Western Nawalparasi some five months ago.

Let them go home

November 15, 2018 01:30 am

Bhutanese refugees are desperate to go back to the land where their ancestors lived. They must be heard. International community may facilitate repatriation process

KATHMANDU, Dec 25: The Supreme Court cleared the way for telecom company Ncell to repatriate its dividend from Nepal on Sunday. A division bench of Justices Om Prakash Mishra and Kedar Prasad Chalise allowed repatriation of profits earned by Ncell.