Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Nepal, Jordan sign labour agreement

Nepal has signed a labour agreement with Jordan. Labour and Employment minister Farmullah Mansoor and his Jordanian counterpart Ali Ghezawi signed the agreement at the Labour Ministry of Jordan today.
Jordan has a high demand of Nepali women in garment sector and Nepal had long been preparing to sign the labour agreement with Jordan, though as many as 5,000 Nepalis are currently working in Jordan.
Nepali workers in Jordan will have strong legal rights with this agreement. Jordan is the new destination for the Nepali workers, according to Ministry for Labour and Employment.
The agreement includes working hour, insurance, rights and supply process among others.

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