Labour Minister Shrestha calls for prompt public service

This unadated image shows Minister for Labour, Employment and Social Security. Photo courtesy: MoLESS

Kathmandu: Minister for Labour, Employment and Social Security Krishna Kumar Shrestha has instructed the line agencies to render their services promptly and swiftly.

Minister Shrestha inspected the offices of the Social Security Fund and Foreign Employment Board in Kathmandu on Monday. He instructed these two agencies’ employees not to dillydally while delivering services to the service seekers.

Stating that the public should be avail of services at the earliest, Shrestha said, “We are the servants of the public. There should not be delays in the delivery of public services. I am ready to facilitate if there is any problem for the same.”

On the occasion, he took stock of the services being provided by both agencies. Minister Shrestha started his job on Sunday during which he had paid heed to the grievances of the labourers.

The Secretariat of Minister Shrestha said that the Minister also held meetings with the ambassadors of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Saudi Arabia and urged them for necessary cooperation to bring back stranded Nepalis home especially, those labourers who were put behind the bars abroad and whose bodies have long been kept in mortuaries in those countries.

The UAE’s Ambassador to Nepal Saeed Hamdan Al naqbi and Saudi Arabian Ambassador to Nepal Musaid bin Sulaiman Al Marwany held a meeting with Minister Shrestha at the latter’s personal residence in Baluwatar.

The two foreign envoys extended their congratulations to the newly appointed Minister for labour and pledged to work for the mutual interest of both countries.


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