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As opportunities for Nepali workers dry up in popular labour destinations, migration numbers dwindle

According to government statistics, for the past two consecutive years, less and less Nepali workers are applying for jobs in Gulf countries and Malaysia. As opportunities for Nepali workers dry up in popular labour destinations, migration numbers dwindle
Recruiting agencies blame the government’s free visa and free ticket policy, complicated procedures for verification of workers’ demandletters and not using its diplomatic means to secure jobs for Nepalis to the decrease in numbers. Anish Regmi/TKP
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Chandan Kumar Mandal
Published at : August 14, 2019
Updated at : August 14, 2019 07:25
Kathmandu

Chandan Kumar Mandal

Chandan Kumar Mandal is the environment and migration reporter for The Kathmandu Post, covering labour migration and governance, as well as climate change, natural disasters, and wildlife.


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