June 14, Ratnagar: Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa today said the government was at work to decrease the existing poverty rate of 18 percent to zero in the next five years.
while inaugurating a ‘career development consultancy service and employment fair’ in Ratnanagar, the minister said the government was always ready to provide security to industries and industrialists.
The fair aims to provide employment opportunities and produce skilled workforce by directly connecting aspirants with employers and providing various income generating training, said Narayan Ban, mayor of the Ratnanagar municipality. The festival has been attended by job aspiring youths and employers from various districts of the country including Kathmandu, the central capital.
Around 3,000 job aspiring youths are expected to visit the fair, where they will get career development consultancy service, and 150 to 200 of them are expected to get job opportunities.