September 1, 2020 | Investopaper
Nepal Airlines Corporation has announced new flight schedules for different countries. The government has decided to start regular flights to some countries from Tuesday and the country’s national flag carrier has set regular flight schedules. Accordingly, the corporation will fly Narita on September 2, 17 and 30. It will also fly to Dubai on September 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26 and 28 and to Kuala Lumpur on September 6, 13, 20 and 27.
Similarly, the flight schedule for Hong Kong is on September 9 and 23. The corporation has also announced its September charter rescue flight schedule for air destinations in different countries that do not have regular flights. For charter rescue flights, the NAC will fly to Jeddah on September 5, 11 and 27, Dammam on September 7 and Kuwait on September 14. Similarly, a new flight schedule has been made for Doha on September 15, 21, 22, 27 and 29 and for Riyadh on September 19.
Labor Permit Open For New Workers
The government has decided to open a new labor permit if the employer is ready to take the country. The cabinet meeting held on Sunday evening has decided to allow new workers to go for foreign employment as per the labor agreement if demanded by the labor destination country as regular flights will also start.
Government spokesperson and Finance Minister Dr Yubaraj Khatiwada informed that the decision was taken to open the new labor permit on the basis of demand and labor agreement. As per the new decision of the government, new labor permits will also be issued to the countries where the way is now open to take Nepali workers. Earlier, the government had started giving permission to those returning from work to return.
A meeting of the Covid-19 Crisis Management Center (CCMC) held on Ashad 7 gave the Ministry of Labor, Employment and Social Security the right to approve labor for workers going for foreign employment. On the basis of that, the government had re-opened the way for Nepalis to go to all the countries where foreign employment was open.