Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Nepal proposes updating labour agreement with Bahrain

Nepal proposed to update the existing memorandum of understanding (MoU) on labour and form the Joint Technical Committee with Bahrain.
Nepali ambassador to the Kingdom of Bahrain Padam Sundas proposed – in a meeting with the minister for Labour and Social Development of the Kingdom of Bahrain Jameel Bin Mohamed Ali Hamaidan – when the former paid a courtesy call on the Bahrain minister in Manama yesterday.
On the occasion, Bahrain minister for Labour and Social Development welcomed the ambassador to his office and highlighted on the policies and practices on labour and social development of the Kingdom of Bahrain.
Hamaidan noted the proposal positively and further underscored the need to revise the MoU in line with new provisions and requirements, the Embassy of Nepal in Manama. The minister said that Bahrain tries to be a model in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) to fight any kind of discriminations, and to make sure that every person is treated well.
While highlighting on labour mobility and flexible provisions, he informed that Bahrain is committed to safeguard the labour rights.
During the meeting, ambassador Sundas also expressed his gratitude to the Government of Bahrain for cooperation and support extended to Nepalis in the Kingdom of Bahrain.
On the occasion, deputy head of Mission Khaga Raj Pandeya and Labour Attache Jagadish Chandra Shiwakoti were also present.

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