Nepal, officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, is a landlocked country in South Asia and the world’s youngest republic. It is bordered to the north by the People’s Republic of China, and to the south, east, and west by the Republic of India. With an area of 147,181 square kilometres, and a population of approximately 30 million, Nepal is the world’s 93rd largest country by land mass and the 41st most populous country. Kathmandu is the nation’s capital and the country’s largest metropolitan city.
Nepal is a country of highly diverse and rich geography, culture, and religions. The mountainous north has eight of the world’s ten highest mountains, including the highest, Mount Everest. The fertile and humid south is heavily urbanized. By some measures, Hinduism is practiced by a greater majority of people in Nepal than in any other nation. Buddhism, though a minority faith in the country, is linked historically with Nepal as the birthplace of Siddhartha Gautama, who as the Buddha Gautama gave birth to the Buddhist tradition. About half of the population live below the international poverty line of US$1.25 a day.
Nepalese are most pronounced names in the history of bravery and honesty. It began with the Gurkhas of Nepal being recruited in colonial British Army in India during early 19th century. Almost 200 years down the road, things have changed. More than 300 thousand Nepalese enter employment market every year. The repute of Nepalese workers still continues in the same spirit. Nepalese manpower is best known for their honesty, hard work and dedication.
Today Nepalese are not only working for British and Indian army, but also works in different fields at different capacities internationally. Almost 75 percent of them work in the Middle East countries. But despite the country they work in, what they share in common is their honesty and hard work.
Thousands of youth every year try their future in foreign employment for a better living standard. Documentation hassles are less as the foreign employment is in the priority of the government policy. The government of Nepal has opened about four dozen countries for foreign employment.