Nepal Bars its Nationals from Working in Iraq

Nepal has reportedly banned its nationals from working in Libya, Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan, following the killing of 13 security personnel from Nepal in a suicide attack claimed by Talban in the Afghan capital, Kabul.

Nepalese Labour Minister Deepak Bohara (pictured) said on Friday said that the decision is attributed to the security situation in Libya and other countries. He said his government is making arrangement to help its nationals working in libya to return immediately to Nepal.

The suicide bombig attack targeted a bus carrying security personnel from Nepal and working for the Canadian embassy in Kabul, forcing Nepal to cease issuing work permits for Libya, Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan.

(Sources: Reuters, Libyan News Agency)

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