Bangladesh and Japan have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for recruiting skilled Bangladeshi workers in different sectors.
Secretary Raunak Jahan of the Ministry of Expatriates’ Welfare and Foreign Employment of Bangladesh and Commissioner Miz Soko Sasaki of the Immigration Service Agency under the Ministry of Justice of Japan signed the MoU.
“Bangladesh government has taken various initiatives to create skilled workers considering the needs of Japan. The Ministry of Expatriates’ Welfare and Foreign Employment has launched a six-month training course in Japanese language through 25 technical training centres across the country,” said Raunak Jahan after the MoU signing in Tokyo on Tuesday.
The MoU was signed between Japan’s Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Labour and Welfare, and National Planning Agency of Japan and Bangladesh’s Ministry of Expatriates’ Welfare and Foreign Employment.
Bangladesh’s Ambassador to Japan Rabab Fatima, Director of the International Affairs Office of the Policy Planning Division of Japan Yasuaki Imai, and other high officials were present at the signing ceremony.