Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Gyawali has said that it was golden opportunity for the Nepalis to utilize their knowledge, skills and experiences acquired abroad.
While addressing the 8th Asia Pacific Conference of the NRNA and Experts’ Assembly, Minister stressed the need to develop the nation utilizing new technology to revive the economy adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
He shared that the stranded migrant workers were airlifted in to the country. Minister Gyawali said despite the adverse situation government was working out to bring Nepalis back in this tough time caused by the pandemic.
He stated that 76,000 migrant workers were repatriated from third countries as about 300 thousands such migrant workers were reported as the aspirant to return home.
The Foreign Affairs Minister also said that there was a great challenge to create employment opportunities to such returnees as about 500 thousand Nepalis have returned home from India alone and about one million migrant workers aspired to return home as they lost job opportunities due to corona virus effects.
Minister Gyawali urged the NRNA to invest in Nepal and create job opportunities in the home.
On the occasion, NRNA former chair Devman Hirachan, Shesh Ghale urged the government to create investment friendly environment as they were eager to invest in Nepal.
Similarly, NRNA chair Kumar Panta shared that they were exercising to implement smart NRNA policy adopting new technologies.
Addressing the same event, Nepali ambassador to Myanmar Bhim Udas, Nepali Congress central committee member and federal parliament member urged all NRNA to utilize their skills and knowledge in the country.
Source: National News Agency Nepal