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Concerns on welfare of Nepali workers discussed in Abu Dhabi Dialogue

2021 Oct 28, 11:22,
Abu Dhabi Dialogue Photo: Indian Embassy in Bahrain/Facebook

Minister for Labor, Employment and Social Security Krishna Kumar Shrestha, who is currently in Dubai to attend the Sixth Ministerial-Level Abu Dhabi Dialogue, had a meeting with UAE's Minster for Human Resource Dr Abdulrahman Abdul Manan Al Awar on Wednesday. On the occasion, Minister Shrestha discussed on the matters related to welfare and social security of Nepali workers in UAE.

According to the Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Security, the two ministers discussed on organizing Nepal-UAE bilateral meeting, conducting skill-based training targeted to Nepali workers bound to UAE, sending competent and technical human resource including doctors, nurses, engineers to UAE and expanding plan of the social security.

Other diplomatic meetings in Abu Dhabi

The Nepali delegation that attended the sixth ministerial level dialogue also had other diplomatic meetings in Abu Dhabi. Secretary at the Ministry of Labour, Surya Prasad Gautam separately held meetings with his counterparts of Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Malaysia focusing on the measures to resolve the problems facing by Nepali workers in foreign employment.

In a secretary-level meeting with Qatar, matters related to bilateral labour pact and preparation of a joint meeting to be held on November 8 and 9 and operation of a training centre focusing on Nepali workers.

Likewise, in a secretary-level meeting with Saudi Arabia, matters related to bilateral labour agreement, acquisition of support from Saudi Arabia in the system of testing competence of the labourers and establishment of Nepal worker-focused training centre.

Similarly, matters related to promptly organizing a meeting of the joint committees, expanding the scope of social security and identifying the causes of death of Nepali workers in Malaysia and its preventive measures were discussed in the secretary level meeting with Malaysia, shared Dr Thaneswor Bhusal, Under-Secretary of the Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Security, who also attended the meeting.


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