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PM Deuba, President Bhandari wish for prosperity

2022 May 01, 7:50, Kathmandu
President Bidya Devi Bhandari and Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba Photo: NepalNews

President Bidya Devi Bhandari has underscored the need for a culture to respect labor by highlighting the importance of labor and skills in the country's economic development process. Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, on the other hand, said the laborers' struggle and unity are important for change and achievements in the country.

On the occasion of the International Labour Day (May Day 2022) today, both Prime Minister Deuba and President Bhandari extended their best wishes for happiness, peace, and prosperity to all working Nepalis at home and abroad.

PM Deuba stressed the importance of working people’s roles in waging democratic movements in the country that resulted in the present democratic federal republic. "I pay respect to all those who sacrificed their lives for the present achievements in the country," he said, arguing that workers are the driving forces of the country's socio-economic development.

President Bhandari further wished for inspiration to all for working towards ensuring labor rights including decent work, proper wages, and social security for the workers.

"On this occasion, I would like to extend respect to all workers contributing to the nation's prosperity through their investment of labor and skills in different areas, including the country's industry, agriculture, construction, and service sectors," read the President's message.

President Bhandari recalled the responsibility of all to ensure direct benefit to the working class people through the implementation of constitutional provisions of the Constitution of Nepal to build a socialism-oriented economy on the basis of justice and equality.

She has called upon creating employment opportunities at home for the youth who are forced to leave for foreign jobs President Bhandari also said concerned bodies and stakeholders should make continued efforts to safeguard the human rights of migrant workers.

PM Deuba reminded that the Constitution of Nepal has the fundamental right of a dignified life for every citizen and the elimination of all forms of discrimination and exploitation.

According to him, the government is committed to ensuring constitutional rights for the laborers along with their right to collective bargaining. The skill-based training for workers will be prioritized, he adds.


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