Nepal, UAE agree to resolve issues related to visit visa

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Kathmandu: Minister for Labour, Employment and Social Security Krishna Kumar Shrestha and United Arab Emirates (UAE) Minister for Human Resource Dr Abdulrahman Abdulmannan Al Awar held a meeting on Tuesday.

At a meeting held at the UAE capital Abudhabi, matters related to bilateral interests and welfare of Nepali workers in Uthe AE were discussed, the Labour Ministry said.

On the occasion, Labour Minister Shrestha lauded the UAE government noting the recent labor law was in favor of the immigrant workforce.

The two ministers agreed to work in tandem to resolve the problems of stranded Nepali who came to the UAE on visit visas on the temptation of employment and bring the guilty to book.

As informed, the UAE government will help book guilty individuals and institutions who brought people to the UAE on visit visas with a false promise of employment.

Also on the occasion, Minister Awar expressed his commitment to establish a skill development training center and help produce competent human resources by investing in capacity building.

According to Minister Shrestha’s Secretariat, the UAE Minister also pledged to provide support in Nepal’s bid for the establishment of laborers’ hospitals on the same occasion.

The two ministers also discussed the issue related to social security, workforce safety, health and insurance and increment of remuneration of Nepali workers in the UAE.