Nepal govt to run mobile camp abroad for migrant workers

KATHMANDU: The government is set to run a mobile camp in gulf countries and Malaysia to resolve problems of migrant workers as RSS reported.

The camp would provide services of passport renewal, renewal of the contract of labour permit and insurance.

Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal had formed a taskforce under the coordination of the Secretary at the Office of the Prime Minister and Ministers of Council, Tankamani Sharma, to prepare a report to resolve the problems surfaced in the foreign employment sector.

Joint-Secretaries of Home Ministry, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Labour and Employment are the members of the taskforce. The Prime Minister had directed the taskforce to resolve the problems of migrant workers even after running camp.

The camp would facilitate the migrant workers at different cities of Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Oman and Malaysia.