Kathmandu, Sept. 12: A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on labour supply earlier signed between Nepal and Malaysia entered into force from today.
The Malaysian government agreed to implement the MoU today concluding the three day meeting of bilateral technical committee held in Kuala Lumpur of Malaysia.
Senior joint-secretary at the Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Security, Dr Ram Prasad Ghimire who headed the Nepali delegation in the meeting told the media that the MoU officially entered into force from today as the Malaysian Government agrees in writing to hire Nepali workers as per the MoU.
In accordance with the new provisions, all cost required to recruit Nepali migrant workers will be borne by employers and aspiring workers need not pay any charge for the same. Besides, the employers will provide the insurance, taxes and two way tickets to the workers. In case of any accident, the employers will have to inform about it to the Nepali Embassy immediately and all the cost of treatment and even sending the body home will be the responsibility of the employers.