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Nepal Trade Union Congress celebrated 69th International Migrants Day

Published Date: 2020-12-20

Nepal Trade Union Congress celebrated 69th International Migrants Day

20th December, 2020, Kathmandu

On the occasion of 69th International Migrants Day, Nepal Trade Union Congress successfully organized International Migrants Day here at Anamnagar, Kathmandu. With the theme of "Reimagining Human Mobility", an interactive program was conducted by Nepal Trade Union Congress Foreign Employment and Employment Promotion Department

The Program was chaired by Coordinator of department Brother Janak Raj Pandey. Chief guest of the program was General Secretary of South Asian Regional Trade Union Council (SARTUC) Brother Laxman Bahadur Basnet. Special Guest during the program were NTUC Senior Vice president Brother Mahendra Prasad Yadav, Vice president Brother Ajay Kumar Rai, General secretary Bro Yogendra Kumar Kunwar, Deputy General secretary Ganesh Bahadur K.C, Deputy General secretary Bro Rajesh Palikhe, Central member Bro Baldev Tamang, presidents and representatives from 27 affiliates union.

The one and half day event started with the introduction. Welcome sppech was provided by Brother Mahendra prasad Yadav, Ajay Kumar Rai. They stressed huge success to the department and urge participants to get serious about migration issues. Likewise, Co-Coordinator Bro Sitaram Khattri explained the importance of the International Migrants day and role of NTUC foreign employment and employment promotion department in previous years and days to come. In the meantime, NTUC Foreign employment and employment promotion department unvielded NTUC migration and covid book. Also, Secretary of the department Brother Laxman Adhikary presented a paper detailing the meaning, present scenario, status of flow, government mechanisms, weakness and problems regarding the migration. 

Later on, Chief guest of the program brother Laxman Bahadur Basnet explained the relevant practices of migration in Nepal and also global premises. He told how migration impacts global politics and what is the strength of migration.

The floor was open to the participants in which Brother Kedarnath Dahal, Baldev Tamang, Uday Lama put their suggestions, queries and feedback on the paper presented by Laxman Adhikary. The program was concluded by Chairman of the program Bro Janak Pandey. He told that NTUC Foreign employment and employment promotion department is committed to make migration decent. It will continue its work and collaboration with all stakeholders. He also request workers to ask for help in any cases of migration.

The prgram started from 12:30pm to 3:30 pm. 30 number of participants were present during the program and was facilitated by department member Brother Parshuram Pudasaini. All the measures of covid-19 were strictly taken in consideration while conducting the event.


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