July 15: Since its inception 13 years ago, the Foreign Employment Tribunal has settled the highest number of cases in the current fiscal year. The tribunal settled 73.46 per cent of the cases this year.
Registrar at the Tribunal Anandaraj Panta said 227 cases were finalized in the current fiscal year out of the total 309 cases registered in the current and last fiscal years. So far, the tribunal has settled 2,498 cases.
In the last five years, the case settlement rate of the tribunal has been above 50 per cent though its performance was affected due to the COVID-19 pandemic in the fiscal year 2076/077 BS.
Established as per the Foreign Employment Act, the tribunal oversees criminal cases related to foreign employment. -- RSS