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Nepalese dream of working abroad

One source of income for Asia's consumers is the money sent home by workers who have moved overseas.

In Nepal, it's a key part of the economy.

On average, as many as 1000 people a day leave Nepal to work in countries in the Gulf, Malaysia and South Korea.

The BBC's Anbarasan Ethirajan in Kathmandu finds out how finding a job overseas has become a dream for many young Nepalese.

  • 12 Mar 2013
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