Technical team to explore solutions for Japan employment


, January 30

After none of the Nepalis were able to get through the basic language and tests required to seek employment in Japan, the government officials of have agreed to hold extensive discussion to find a feasible solution as soon as possible.

As per the labour agreement between and Japan, had conducted the tests for the first in the country last year.

Samun Ghimire, joint secretary at the Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Security, informed that the ministry has started to formulate a list of issues that need to be settled through the dialogue. “We will also finalise the exact of Nepali youths that will be able to go to work in Japan as per the earlier agreement.”

Based on the labour agreement, a technical committee was formed comprising representatives from Nepal and Japan. However, as the committee has not held a single meeting till date, various issues — including the number of Nepalis that will be able to seek employment in the Japanese market based on the labour agreement — are yet to be sorted out.

Ghimire further said th

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