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Government serious about jobs creation: Minister Shrestha

10 October 2021  

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KATHMANDU: Minister for Labor, Employment and Social Development Krishna Kumar Shrestha has said the government is serious about creating job opportunities within the country.

In his address to a festival reception organized by Shuklagandaki Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Damauli, Tanahun, Sunday, the newly appointed minister said reinstatement of those left workless due to COVID-19 crisis remained as the main challenge of the hour. He vowed to create jobs and build a positive work environment.

Presenting the post-COVID-19 data about those becoming jobless, he said the latest data read that 1.5 million were without work and 53 percent of them were in the informal sector.

Also speaking on the occasion, Gandaki Province Assembly member Asha Koirala said they were committed to formulating and implementing industry-friendly policies. Chamber President Hari Kumar Shrestha said the industrial sector was hit to its core by COVID-19 pandemic, seeking the government priority for its revival.

Publish Date : 10 October 2021 20:42 PM

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