GEFONT affiliate Nepal Street Vendors Union (NEST) has organized first Gathering of Street Venders in Pokhara on 11 December 2018.The gathering has formed 9 member NEST Gandaki Province committee under the presidency of Cde. Arjun Sunar.
Inaugurating the gathering, Vice President of the GEFONT Cde. Mina Gurung Said “the old thinking has been changing & now trade union have to work with new innovation for that GEFONT has been working for workers overall development & Creating awareness about rights. GEFONT has been initiating to bring Street Venders workers also in Social Security scheme for that also all the workers of this sectors should unionized.
Addressing in the program, GEFONT Gandaki province president Cde. Rudra Khatri Said “ to strength the union all the street vender should organized for unite voice which will help to achieve the goal.”
In the program ITWAN Province President Cde. Bishnu Khatri & NABUN Secretary General Cde. Pabi Gurung extended their Best Wishes to the newly elected Committee.
The Gathering was presided by NEST Central Committee president Cde. Kumar Sapkota & conducted by Central Committee member Cde. Raj Bastola