Safe migration mobile app released

KATHMANDU: The 'Subhayatra' (Happy Journey) application has been made public on Wednesday. The app provides information about safe migration and secure foreign employment.

The app was jointly developed by the Non-Resident Nepalis Association (NRNA), the Asia Foundation and the Young Innovation.

It was released jointly by Minister for Labour and Employment Deepak Bohara and NRNA President Shesh Ghale.

The app can be operated on an Android mobile and provides complete information about foreign employment. Information is provided in different forms such as audio, video, Facebook link and text.

The information regarding destination countries, migrants' rights, labour permit, dos and don'ts among others are featured in the app.

Most of such information is related to Qatar, Malaysia and Saudi Arabia, the countries with highest number of Nepali migrant workers.

On the occasion, Minister Bohara said the app would assist in solving the problems facing the foreign employment sector.

Similarly, NRNA President Ghale said the app would be very useful to make the foreign employment safe and secure.