KATHMANDU — Nepal and Jordan have signed a labour agreement on Wednesday.
Minister for Labour and Employment Farmullah Mansoor and his Jordanian counterpart Ali Ghezawi signed the agreement at the Labour Ministry of Jordan.
With this, Nepali workers in Jordan will have strong legal rights as well as a new destination for the Nepali workers has also been opened.
The agreement includes working hour, insurance, rights and supply process among others.
Nepal had long been preparing to sign the labour agreement with Jordan where demand of Nepali women in garment sector is high. Currently, around 5,000 Nepalis are working in Jordan.Follow @gorkhapost
Two died and eight injured in accident
KATHMANDU—Today morning, Two died and eight injured when the microbus (Ba 3 Kha 4042) and minibus (Lu 1 Kha 4194) collided each other in Myagade Rural Municipality-4 of Tanahu district.
Police has identified the deceased as Chija Kumari Batas of 50 and Saraswati Kunawar of 35.
The injured passengers of Microbus are identified as microbus driver Tul Bahadur BK, Sabila Khan Namuk Miya, Chandra Bhandari, Bindu Maya Thapa, Kamala Sura and Satyakala Neupane.
The cause of the accident is not identified yet.Follow @gorkhapost