10 November 2014, República

KATHMANDU, Nov 10: The International Relations and Labor Committee of the legislature-parliament has directed the government to ensure that transactions between manpower companies and aspirant workers are made through banking system.

Concluding that the fees paid by aspirant workers to manpower agencies in cash is fueling malpractices, the committee meeting held on Sunday instructed the Ministry of Labor and Employment (MoLE) to make sure that every monetary transaction with aspiring migrant workers are made through banking channel.

“The committee has asked the ministry to make sure that aspirant workers pay their recruitment fees to manpower companies only through banking channel,” Bhola Prasad Shiwakoti, secretary of MoLE, told Republica. “I will be in a position to tell you how the instruction will be implemented only after going through the written instruction from the committee.”



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