KATHMANDU, Oct 3: The Department of Foreign Employment has taken action by suspending 14 manpower companies (recruitment agencies) for their involvement in sending Nepali workers to Japan based on questionable certificates of language and cultural training required for foreign employment.
Kabiraj Upreti, the spokesperson for the Department of Foreign Employment, confirmed that these companies are currently under investigation due to complaints filed against them. The suspension of these organizations has been initiated, and the investigation process is progressing accordingly, according to Upreti.
The Department has also stated that investigations are ongoing with regard to the potential involvement of other organizations in similar activities. These investigations center around the submission of certificates related to Japanese language and cultural training, which are mandatory for foreign employment in Japan.