Japan to hire skilled manpower from April: Shahriar

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NARAYANGANJ, Dec 09, 2019 (BSS) – State Minister for Foreign Affairs Md Shahriar Alam today said a contract has been signed between Bangladesh and Japan to hire skilled Bangladeshi workers, including doctors and engineers, from April next.

He was addressing as the chief guest a fresher’s reception at Araihazar upazila’s Government Safar Ali College.

Urging all intending persons to make themselves eligible in line with the curriculum of the Japanese government, he advised to go to Japan in a legal way. He also asked the students to learn Japanese language and to avoid any cycle of brokers.

In his speech, the state minister said, “The Japanese government is building Japan EPZ in the Satgram area … The EPZ will create work opportunities for the people.”

He also called for setting up a school to teach Japanese language in Araihazar upazila.

The programme was presided over by Professor Shahin Sultana of Govt Safar Ali College.

Local member of the parliament Nazrul Islam Babu, upazila chairman Muzahidur Rahman Sarkar and UNO Sohag Hosan were also present at the programme, among others.

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