Stakeholders, at the initiative of Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’, convened here today morning to discuss making labour market more dignified and safer. In the discussion held at the Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers (OPMCM), the stakeholders deliberated on the problems facing the Nepali migrant workers abroad and management of labour market among others.
Their discussion also touched on bringing those engaged in foreign employment, self-employment and informal sector under the ambit of the social security fund. A programme related to it would be organized on August 16, it was shared. PM Dahal, during the meeting, directed the concerned authorities to launch a study into the problems facing the Nepali migrant workers abroad and to find means and ways to resolve them sustainably, and present them in the next meeting.
Furthermore, the Head of the Government instructed to work on the ways of securing the welfare of the Nepali migrant workers abroad and making foreign employment more dignified and safer. Present in the meeting were the Prime Minister, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Defence Purna Bahadur Khadka, Minister for Finance Dr Prakash Sharan Mahat, Minister for Labour, Employment and Social Security Sharat Singh Bhandari, Chief Secretary Dr Baikuntha Aryal, secretaries of various concerned ministries and officials of the OPMCM.