NRNA urges govt to provide employment to returnee workers



Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA) has requested the to create an environment for the , who have returned recently, to stay back in the country and work here.

Workers who have lost their jobs abroad due to the COVID-19 pandemic and have returned home due to various problems should be resettled in the country, said NRNA Vice-president Badri KC.

During a virtual programme titled ‘Role of Non-Resident Nepali Association in the context of COVID 19’ organised by the Foreign Employment Journalists Society, KC said that the NRNA had spent about Rs 250 to manage the workers who were stranded and lost their jobs abroad during the pandemic.

However, even though the situation seems normal now, the workers who were stranded and repatriated do not want to go abroad again.

“Respecting their decision, the government should or create an environment for such returnees to set up their own business here,” he added.

He further said that NRNA is also holding discussions with the government to create employment by managing the workers willing to work in the country. He also said that the NRNA would soon hold an employment

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