President Bidya Devi Bhandari has underscored the need for a culture to respect labour by highlighting the importance of labour and skills in country's economic development process.
In a message given on the occasion of the International Labour Day (May Day 2022) today, the President made such statement while extending the best wishes for happiness, peace and prosperity to all working Nepali sisters and brothers at home and abroad.
President Bhandari has also wished for inspiration to all for working towards ensuring labour rights including decent work, proper wages and social security to the workers.
"On this occasion, I would like to extend respect to all workers contributing to the nation's prosperity through their investment of labour and skills in different areas, including the country's industry, agriculture, construction and service sectors," read the President's message.
President Bhandari has recalled the responsibility of all to ensure direct benefit to the working class people through the implementation of constitutional provisions of the Constitution of Nepal to build a socialism-oriented economy on the basis of justice and equality.
She has called upon creating employment opportunities at home to the youth who are forced to leave for foreign jobs President Bhandari also said concerned bodies and stakeholders should make continued efforts to safeguard the human rights of migrant workers.
Source: National News Agency Nepal