Nepal bars citizens from working in Malaysia

Nepalese government's action in protest of 'restrictive' immigration requirements for employment in Malaysia, says the Nepal Embassy labour attache. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, July 28, 2018.

NEPAL has placed an indefinite freeze on its citizens coming to work in Malaysia with immediate effect, due to its unhappiness with Putrajaya’s foreign recruitment policies, The Star reports.

Nepal Embassy labour attache Sanmaya Ramtel confirmed the ban, saying the Nepalese government action was in protest of “restrictive” immigration requirements for employment, said the report.

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