On December 17th, 2016, at the Head Office, Minister Dao Ngoc Dung had a cordial meeting with Mr. Kunio Umeda, Japanese Ambassador to Vietnam. Attending the meeting were Leader representatives from the Department of International Cooperation, Ministry Office, the Department of Overseas Labour, the Center of Overseas Labour and Directorate of Vocational Training.
The Minister Dao Ngoc Dung shared briefly information on the forth coming working program from December 21 – 25th, 2016, the Minister would had a working trip to Japan to meet International Manpower Japan (IM Japan), a number of Corporations in order to discuss on the situation of employment, and dispatching Vietnamese labour to work in Japan; Visit Vietnamese labour in Japan; Work with Japanese Ministry of Health and Labour; …
At the meeting, Minister Dao Ngoc Dung was brief summary of the cooperation between the two countries on the work of sending labourers to work in Japan, especially in the field of sending nursing, Vietnamese apprentices to Japan. However, the Minister stressed that at present, Vietnam has about 191,000 graduated students are unemployed. The Minister looks forward to the better mutually coordination and discussion to find solutions in order to create jobs for this object.
The Ambassador thanked the Minister for the warm welcome. He said that he would discuss with the trade promotion agencies of Japan held the employment festival in order to exchange between businesses and senior students or graduated students to initially create jobs for this objects.
Answering the Ambassador, Minister Dao Ngoc Dung especially thank the Ambassador and his colleagues for their basic research and practical proposals for the work of dispatching labourers to work in Japan. Next time, the Minister will discuss the detail with the agencies and functional units in order to attract workers, strengthening State management in the field of labour export. He also emphasized that strengthening sending labourers to work abroad, in the future, MOLISA will hold dialogue for Vietnam enterprises sending labourers to work abroad in order to adjust the situation of the work of the businesses, especially, require the businesses provides for workers the Law and policies of Japan. On the other hand, the two sides will advance to minimize state of illegal residing workers in Japan. The Minister looked forward to the adjustment and re-signed cooperation agreement on dispatching workers between the two countries in April, 2017.