Nepal highlights provision related to labour sector in Int'l Labour Conference

Posted on: June 08, 2016 | views: 201

Minister for Labour and Employment Deepak Bohara has addressed the 105th International Labour Conference in Geneva, yesterday. He highlighted the provisions related to labour sector incorporated in the new constitution.

In the ongoing annual conference of the International Labor Organization (ILO) that kicked off on 30 May, Minister Bohara reaffirmed the government's priority in ensuring safety and security for the Nepali migrant workers abroad, according to the Permanent Mission of Nepal to the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland.

During the address, Minister Bohara shared that Nepal will be taking part in the upcoming election of the ILO Governing Body for membership from the government category, for which he also called for support from the international community, reads the press statement released by the Permanent Mission of Nepal to the United Nations in Geneva.

Meanwhile, Minister Bohara delivered an address at the meeting of the Non-aligned movement Labour Ministers in the sideline of the conference yesteday.

Holding separate bilateral meetings with the Labour Ministers from Mauritius and Portugal on June 6 and 7, he urged his Mauritian and Portuguese counterparts for their initiation in exploring potential areas of employment for the Nepali work force in their respective countries.

Similarly, in another meeting with the Deputy Labour Minister of Saudi Arabia, Minister Bohara spoke of the need to expedite the singing of MoU between Nepal and Saudi Arabia on labour agreement.