Kathmandu, Jan. 27 -- With an aim to secure 'Zero Cost' jobs for Nepali migrant workers and protect their rights and safety, the government has prioritised signing of formal agreements with labour destination countries.

The government on Saturday dispatched a team of officials, led by Ram Prasad Ghimire, joint secretary at the Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Security, to discuss various issues related to labour with Oman and the United Arab of Emirates.

The team will meet the officials from both the countries in the next few days to discuss about labour safety and rights, Ghimire told the Post.

"Our main agenda is to ensure safety of our workers in labour destination countries, protect their rights and basic facilities, and s...