Accord Signed for Japan to Receive Skilled Workers from Cambodia

Cambodia and Japan have signed a milestone Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to support the sending of Cambodian skilled workers to Japan.

The update was shared by the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training upon the recent return of a Cambodian delegation led by Labour Minister H.E. Ith Samheng from a four-day working trip to Japan.

The agreement was officially inked by H.E. Seng Sakada, Director General of Labour General Department of the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training, and Japan Immigration Bureau Director General H.E. Ms. Shoko Sasaki, under the witness of Cambodian Minister of Labour and Vocational Tanning H.E. Ith Samheng and Japanese Minister of Justice H.E. Takashi Yamashita.

According to H.E. Ith Samheng, the accord is providing new opportunities for Cambodian skilled labour interested in working in Japan so as to sharpen their skills and experience from the developed nation.

From the government's perspective, the agreement also proves more enhanced bilateral cooperation between Cambodia and Japan.

Cambodia is the second country in Asia to have entered the mentioned cooperative agreement with Japan to send skilled labour to work in the country.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press