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Right to Employment Bill tabled at HoR

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KATHMANDU — A meeting of the House of Representatives held on Monday has approved the proposal seeking deliberations on the Bill on Right to Employment.

The HoR meeting has unanimously approved the poposal that was tabled by Minister for Labour, Employment and Social Security Gokarna Bista.

Minister Bista said that the government provisioned the legal provision to ensure employment to the capable and qualified youths.

Moreover, lawmakers stressed on creation of jobs in the country and ensuring an environment to attract those youths seeking greener pasture as well as increasing investment in the industries, energy among others sectors to create jobs.

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Responding to the queries raised by the lawmakers, Minister Bista said that the government aims to create jobs in Nepali soil and the target of providing employment opportunities in our own country can be achieved in few years.

Bista said that effectiveness of the monitoring of those foreigners working in Nepal without any labour permit will also be enhanced and foreign employment would be streamlined and made more effective.

According to him, the government would set up Employment Service Centres from the local level, allowance for unemployment if unable to provide employment would be provisioned.

“The fundamental right to employment will be implemented by providing 100 days of employment if the government is unable to provide long-term jobs,” shared the Minister.

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NA chair stresses on quality and vocational education





KATHMANDU- Chairman of National Assembly (NA) Ganesh Prasad Timilsina has said that the vocational and quality education were the first priority of the state.

Inaugurating the golden jubilee programme of Pashupati Secondary School of Modi Rural Municipality today, NA chair Timilsina said that technical and quality based education were the foundation of the prosperity of the nation.

On another note, he shared that 339 existing laws will be amended until March 5 and 124 new laws will be enacted.

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Similarly, Gandaki Province Industry, Tourism, Forest and Environment Minister Bikas Lamsal said that the provincial government was urging federal government to declare Pokhara as tourism capital.

Speaking in the same programme, Pakistani ambassador to Nepal Mazhar Javed said that age old ties between Nepal and Pakistan will be further strengthened and partnership would be fostered in the education sector as well.

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