Kathmandu: Nepal government has temporarily suspended labor permission for Nepali migrant workers in a bid to contain the lethal disease Coronavirus.
Minister for Labour, Employment and Social Security Rameshwar Ray Yadav Tuesday said the labor permission has been suspended for the countries which are hit by COVID-19.
The Ministry has also informed all concerned citizens of the country not to go abroad unless it is urgent. Minister Yadav also said that the labor permissions will be issued again as soon as the situation improves.
It may be recalled that recently 30 Nepali migrant workers were returned from Oman for fear of coronavirus disease.
The countries such as South Korea, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Qatar, Bahrain and Oman where a larger number of Nepali workers work have shown infection of Coronavirus.
A meeting of Chief District Officers (CDOs) of Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Lalitpur on Sunday…