Nepal proposes Malaysia to increase minimum salary of migrant workers

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Kathmandu: Nepal has proposed to Malaysia to increase the minimum remuneration of Nepali workers in Malaysia.

During the meeting with Minister for Home Affairs of Malaysia, Hamzah Zainuddin, Minister for Labor, Employment and Social Security, Krishna Kumar Shrestha, who is on a Malaysia visit, proposed to increase minimum remuneration, service and facility of Nepali workers including security guards in Malaysia.

On the occasion, Minister Shrestha asked to make the monthly salary of Nepali security guards 3,000 Malaysian Ringgit.

The two ministers held discussions on various issues including providing more opportunities for employment making Nepali youth skill-oriented by making arrangements for security guard-related training in Nepal, making zero-cost principle effective and arrangement of health, social security and 24-hour insurance facility, said Secretary at the Labor Ministry, Ek Narayan Aryal.