Mobile service for Nepali migrant workers launched in Malaysia

Kathmandu, Nov. 18: The Embassy of Nepal in Malaysia has started a mobile service for the convenience of Nepali migrant workers working in different cities of the country.

Ambassador of Nepal to Malaysia Dilli Raj Paudel said that the mobile service was initiated to provide services of the embassy in the cities where Nepali workers are employed, informed the embassy in a statement on Thursday.

On Wednesday, Ambassador Paudel inaugurated a temporary mobile service in collaboration with various Nepali organisations including the Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA), in Johor Bahru, a city at four-hour drive from Kuala Lumpur, the capital city.

More than 1,000 Nepalis attended the programme and 280 workers obtained passport related services.

According to the embassy, various services provided by the embassy in addition to passport related services are provided through the mobile service.

On the occasion, Ambassador Paudel also conducted on-site inspection of the companies employing Nepali workers, interacted with the workers about the service facilities and discussed with the related company management.

After receiving complaints from Nepali workers employed in security guards and cleaning companies, he discussed the matter with the related company management.

Ambassador Paudel said that the problems of security guards and sanitation workers would be addressed as per the labour agreement between the two countries and Malaysian labour law. He said that housing facilities, wages and working hours will be strictly followed as presented in the demand letter.

Meanwhile, Nepali Ambassador to Brazil Nirmal Raj Kafle presented the Letters of Credence as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Nepal to Brazil at a ceremony organised at the Presidential Office on Wednesday.

Vice-President of Brazil, Antonio Hamilton Martins, received the credentials, together with seven other residential Ambassadors, the Embassy of Nepal in Brazil said in a statement on Wednesday.

In a brief discussion that followed, Vice President Martins welcomed Kafle as the Ambassador of Nepal and affirmed full support of the Government of Brazil in further consolidating the bilateral relations. He emphasised the need of exploring sectors of common interests such as agriculture and renewable energy.

Ambassador Kafle expressed his commitment to working closely with the government and other stakeholders in Brazil towards deepening and widening partnership and cooperation in the mutual interest.

Published on: 18 November 2022 | The Rising Nepal


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