Kathmandu Post | 21 August 2018
Aug 21, 2018- A new labour agreement proposed by the Malaysian government says employers will bear the cost of hiring Nepalis to work in Malaysia. The new recruitment modality comes nearly three months after Nepal barred its citizens from going to Malaysia citing their financial burden in the pre-departure phase.
The senior official, who spoke on condition of anonymity because he wasn’t allowed to go into the details of the draft, said Malaysia has proposed that no agencies or middlemen would be involved in processing visa for Nepali workers.
“Discussion is going on to ensure that Nepalis get job opportunities in Malaysia without paying any fees to any agencies or agents,” the official said.
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