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Immigration authorities consider changes in laws to check Nepalis leaving on visit visas to work abroad

Labour migration experts say while the proposed changes may have good intentions, requirements like English communication skill is not going to resolve the problem rooted in lack of jobs at home and dishonest recruitment agencies. Immigration authorities consider changes in laws to check Nepalis leaving on visit visas to work abroad
Besides English language skills, the Department of Immigration has also proposed that anyone going abroad on a visit visa must buy insurance worth Rs2 million.  Post File Photo
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Chandan Kumar Mandal
Published at : December 10, 2020
Updated at : December 10, 2020 09:07
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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