KATHMANDU – Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Defence Purna Bahadur Khadka has said that Nepal and Republic of Korea should work to further deepen the bilateral relations and ensure cooperation.
At a meeting with Ambassador of Republic of Korea Tae-Young Park on Thursday, the Deputy Prime Minister also expressed pleasure for organizing separate programmes in Kathmandu and Seoul to further deepen the friendly ties between the two countries on the occasion of completion of 50 years of formal diplomatic ties.
Likewise, the DPM recalled that South Korea is Nepal’s reliable development partner for long and its supports to Nepal’s energy, health care, education, human resource and rural development sectors were crucial.
On the occasion, Korean Ambassador Park said that Nepal was in the first priority to migrant workers in South Korea under the Employment Permit System (EPS). The Ambassador said that as high as 10,000 Nepalis would be provided with the employment opportunity in the next year under the EPS model.