Nepalese workforce have earned worldwide reputation as “Brave Gurkhas- Better to die than be a coward” since the World Wars because of their well documented contribution in support of the Allies, (British Indian Army) for during those unfortunate historical moments. However, Nepal, birthplace of Lord Buddha itself is very peaceful country.
Over the past few years, a growing number of employers from overseas countries are directing their attention to Nepal for recruitment of manpower to cope with the increasing requirement of manpower in their countries. All categories of workers, professionals, skilled, semi-skilled and unskilled are readily available for immediate placement in almost all fields.
Nepali workers are laborious and sustain their working capability even in the most arduous conditions. At present, according to the figures provided by the Ministry of Labor (and Transport Management), over half a million Nepalese are employed by employers from overseas.
Japan, third largest economic country has recently signed MoC for Labour Cooperation with the Government of Nepal on March 25, 2019.
According to Ministry of Foreign affairs, Nepal; Japan- Nepal relation dates back to late eighteenth century. The relationship became formal with the establishment of diplomatic relations on 01 September 1956. The relations between the two countries are marked by friendliness, goodwill and cooperation. Nepal established its embassy in Tokyo in 1965 and Japan established its embassy in Kathmandu in 1967. Nepal has Honorary Consulate in Osaka. Japan is a longstanding friend and a major development partner of Nepal. Both countries celebrated the Diamond Jubilee of the establishment of their diplomatic relations in 2016 by organizing various programs and exchanging high level visits.
Japanese Buddhist Monk, Rev. Ekai Kawaguchi first came to Nepal on his way to Tibet in 1899 in search of holy Buddhist scriptures. He introduced Nepal and highlighted the importance of Lumbini to Japanese people through his writings and publications. During the Rana Regime in Nepal, eight Nepali students had visited Japan for pursuing higher education in between 1902-1905, which made Nepalis to come closer to Japanese culture and technology.
As world is already aware of some exceptional qualities and characteristics of Nepalese, compared to other manpower exporting countries, it is indeed more viable to recruit Nepalese workers. Regarding overseas manpower deployment, the government procedure and formalities in Nepal are comparatively simple and we are always here to assist. Anyone interested are always welcome.