Rapid response team formed to address problems of foreign employment sector

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Kathmandu: The government has formed a rapid response team to check possible maneuvering in the foreign employment sector.

The rapid response team was formed under direct monitoring of Director General of the Department of Foreign Employment with representatives from concerned bodies as members.

Director of the Department is the coordinator of the team while representatives of the Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Welfare, Foreign Employment Board Secretariat, and Nepal Police are the members.

Similarly, the investigation officer of the Department is the member secretary of the team.

Minister for Labour, Employment and Social Welfare, Krishna Kumar Shrestha said that the rapid response team was formed to address the complaints related to foreign employment, provide relief and rescue-related support and recommend compensation.

The team will carry out an investigation, issue necessary directives and recommend for further investigation if any service provider body, organization and individual is found involved in unlawful activities in foreign employment sector.

The team will work in a way to make foreign employment activities systematic and dignified, effectively implement laws and immediately address the complaints of this sector. —