Category: Nepali Diaspora

One dead and one injured in Qatar

19 May, Kathmandu: A Nepali migrant worker died while another was injured in an accident that took place at an under-construction building in Qatar recently. The building was being constructed by the All Byandri Engineering Trading and Contracting Company, according to the Nepali Embassy in Doha, Qatar. The deceased worker has been identified as Chinak Mallah of Rupandehi and the injured as Ganga Ram Chaudhary of Dang. Meanwhile, the Embassy in a statement, has urged all not to trust the misleading and baseless information disseminated about the same incident in the social media and some online news portal....

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Seven Nepalis including woman with a baby repatriated from Malaysia

10 May, Kathmandu: On the initiation and efforts of the Kuala Lumpur-based Embassy of Nepal in Malaysia, seven Nepalis including a woman and her one-year-old son taking shelter in a camp there were rescued and repatriated. They were unable to return home as they could not afford travel (air) tickets. Those rescued are Sujita Kumari Singh Chauhan of Itahari-8, Sunsari and her one-year-old son Simon Kumar Singh, Sosil Kumar Sahani of Bathanaha-4, Siraha, Dipendra Bahadur Khadka of Pranamipur-6, Sarahi, Sukman Tamang of Birendranagar-8, Chitwan, Dinesh Kumar Sunuwar of Rasnalu -2, Ramechhap and Thakur Rajbanshi of Sanischare-9, Jhapa, the Embassy...

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Nepali Embassy helps migrant workers to return to Nepal

21 April, Kathmandu: The Nepali Embassy in Malaysia on Wednesday helped 18 Nepali migrants in the local Bukit Jalil Campus to return to Nepal. The Embassy issued a statement in which it has stated that the Nepali nationals were rescued and returned to Nepal. The Embassy purchased the air tickets for the Nepali migrants. The Nepali diplomatic mission has further stated that Lal Bahadur Tamang – a Nepali sentenced to death penalty in accusation of murdering Malaysian national – has been acquitted and returned to Nepal. Tamang had been working as a security guard since 2015....

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Democracy day marked in Nepali embassy in Japan

19 Feb, Tokyo (Japan): Nepalis currently living in Japan have urged political leaders to respect the sacrifice of martyrs and democracy fighters, who laid down their lives for the achievement of the democratic system in Nepal. At a programme organized by the Nepali embassy in Japan on the occasion of 67th democracy day on Saturday, speakers called for respecting the feelings of martyrs and democracy fighters who fought against the oligarchic Rana and party-less Panchyat regimes. Speaking at the programme, Minister for Industry Navindra Raj Joshi opined for a strong harmony in the society to enjoy the rights achieved...

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Labor permit from online system

2 Feb, Kathmandu: Awarding of labour permit for foreign employment aspirants has begun through online system from Wednesday. The online permit was launched by Minister for Labour and Employment, Surya Man Gurung, from Tahachal and Minister of State Dilip Khawas Gachchhadar from Labour Village. Before the online system, the foreign employment aspirants had to stand on line for hours to get the labour permit. Various frauds as of insurance and others on foreign employment fizzle out with this system in place. On the occasion, Minister Gurung expressed happiness over the launch of online system, saying it provides a lot...

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Nepal’s ambassador to Belgium presents credentials

8 Dec, Kathmandu: Ambassador of Nepal to Belgium, Mr Lok Bahadur Thapa presented his Letters of Credence to the King of the Belgians, King Philippe, amidst a special official ceremony held at the Royal Laeken Castle in Brussels on Wednesday. Following the credential ceremony, Ambassador Thapa had an audience with the Belgian monarch. During the audience, the King of the Belgians congratulated Ambassador Thapa on his appointment and wished him success in further strengthening the existing bilateral relations between Nepal and Belgium, the Embassy of Nepal in Brussels stated in a press release. The Belgian king also recalled his...

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Constitution amendment should not be ignored-Dr Bhattarai

17 Nov, Lisbon (Portugal): Naya Shakti Nepal (NSN) Coordinator Dr Baburam Bhattarai has said the issue of constitution amendment should not be prolonged anymore. Addressing an interaction organized by NSN’s Portugal Chapter of the International Nepali Society in Lisbon, Portugal on Wednesday, leader Dr Bhattarai stressed the need to give outlet to the problem at the earliest. He said all the ruling and agitating parties should come to a platform to give way out to the country without any delay. Hundreds of thousand youths are leaving the country for employment due to no respect of labour in the country,...

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Nepalis abroad help set up library in Myagdi

3 Nov, Babiyachaur (Myagdi): Nepali people residing in the United Kingdom (UK) have provided monetary support to help set up a library in their hometown in Myagdi district. A library was recently set up at Gharamdi Lower Secondary School in Histan VDC in the district. The Nepalis in the UK contributed Rs 430,972 for the establishment of the library that aims to arouse students’ interest in study, said Principal of the School Tirtha Bahadur Pun. There around 1,000 books of history, literature, political science and religion among others in the library where apart from the students, the villagers too...

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Annually 4,000 Nepali students leave for Europe

27 Oct, Kathmandu: It has been revealed that annually around 4,000 Nepali students leave for different 26 countries of the European Union. Students go to Europe for attaining higher education in academic institutions including Universities, shared at a programme organized in the capital. On the occasion, Spokesperson of Education Ministry Dr Hari Lamsal said that the bilateral diplomatic and cultural relations between Nepal and EU could be further consolidated by arranging learning exchange visits among the students of both the sides. He was of the opinion that the technical and theoretical education should be expanded giving high premium to...

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Minister Mahat urges Nepali diaspora to help make country prosperous

9 Oct, Kathmandu: Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Prakash Sharan Mahat has urged the Nepalis all over the world to think about how they could utilize the skills, knowledge and technology they have acquired while living and working in different countries for the economic development and prosperity of Nepal. He made this statement while addressing a programme organised on Saturday in the Thai capital Bangkok to extend greetings and best wishes on the occasion of the Bada Dasain festival. The programme was organised by the Nepali Embassyin Bangkok, the Non-Resident Nepalis Association (NRNA), Thailand and the AIT Nepali Society,...

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