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Israel selects 1000 caregivers from Nepal



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By Ajay Chhetri, Kathmandu, Oct. 11: Israel has selected 1,000 individuals for auxiliary work from Nepal. They will be working in various places home of Israel as a caregiver.

The Embassy of Israel informed that there were 9,000 applicants but 1,600 were selected through proper processing of written tests, interviews and medical tests. Following this process, 1000 individuals, 700 women and 300 men have been selected through a lottery session held in Jerusalem on October 11.

The selection process proceeded under the government to government based agreement (G2G) between the governments of Nepal and that of Israel. The process became successful with the series of contributions of the Department of Foreign Employment of Ministry of Labour, Employment, Nepal and Social Security and the Population and Immigration Authority (PIBA), a government agency of Israel.

The lottery session – aired through a virtual session in Nepal and Israel- was witnessed by Ambassador of Nepal to Israel, Dr Anjan Shakya, Ambassador of Israel to Nepal, Hanan Goder, Joint secretary of Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Harishchandra Ghimire, and Dr Thaneshwor Bhusal, undersecretary, the foreign employment section of Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Security along with other dignitaries and media personnel.

The Embassy of Israel has informed that the name list of selected individuals through a lottery has been sent to the Department of Foreign Employment (DoFE), Nepal.