KATHMANDU, DECEMBER 7
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 million 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 provide employment 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