Number of Nepali job seekers coming to Malaysia has more than doubled following the move to get rid of undocumented workers, says report.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Immigration Department’s operation to weed out illegal immigrant workers is benefitting Nepal.
It has created an opportunity for fresh job seekers, with recruitment agencies in Malaysia looking at source countries, including Nepal, according to The Himalayan Times of Nepal.
The number of Nepali job seekers coming to Malaysia has increased more than two-fold compared with figures from before the crackdown on illegal workers began.
The report said a total of 3,264 Nepalis obtained approval to work in Malaysia from Nepal’s Department of Foreign Employment between July 5 and 11, compared with around 1,400 during the week before
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