On May 14th, at the Head office, Minister of Labour – Invalids and Social Affairs Dao Ngoc Dung had a cordial meeting with Mr. Yanagisawa Kyoei – Chairman of IM Japan. At the meeting, the two sides had shared about the issues of improving quality and widening the program of sending Vietnamese trainees to study and work in Japan. Attending the meeting were Leadership representatives from the Department of International Cooperation, Department of Overseas Labour, Center of Overseas Labour.
The year of 2018 marks 45 years of Vietnam – Japan foreign relations establishment. As well as, this year also was the 25th anniversary of IM Japan implementing the program of receiving skill trainees to study in Japan.
At the meeting, Minister Dao Ngoc Dung emphasized that for the past years, the cooperation between Vietnam and Japan as well as Japan and MOLISA has had new progresses. The ongoing effort of the two sides has enhanced the cooperation activities especially in the field of sending Vietnamese labour to work in Japan through the MOC on the program of skill trainees signed by the Ministries of the two countries in June 2017.
According to the Minister, the Program coordinated by MOLISA and IM Japan contributed to improve the quality of human resource of Vietnam. As well as, the program also met the requirement of manpower in Japan and contributed to boost the economic growth in Japan.
Minister Dao Ngoc Dung believed that the cooperation program between MOLISA and IM Japan would more and more developed and contribute to strengthen the friendly relationship, cooperation between Vietnam and Japan.
Moreover, Minister Dao Ngoc Dung asked IM Japan for continuing cooperation with the Department of Overseas Labour and Center of Overseas Labour in order to consider the difficulties of the Program and find out the reasons for the suitable adjusment.
Chairman Yanagisawa Kyoei thanked Minister Dao Ngoc Dung for taking the time and acknowledging the efforts of the Ministry of Labour - Invalids and Social Affairs to create favorable conditions for trainees to study and work in Japan. He also briefed the Minister on the new situation of Vietnamese trainees in Japan and hoped that through exchanges, the two sides would cooperate more actively.