Malaysia to sign MoC to send specified skilled workers to work in Japan – Minister Saravanan

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PUTRAJAYA: The government of Malaysia and Japan will sign a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) relating to the sending of specified skilled workers in certain sectors to work in Japan.
Minister of Human Resources, Datuk Seri M.

Saravanan said, the MoC will outline 14 sectors and it includes the equipment and machine parts industry, industrial engineering industry, electricity industry, electronic and information industry, ship building industry and ship engineering, automobile repair and maintenance industry and aviation industry.

“I will finalise and sign the MoC with the Japan Minister of Justice. The MoC will also involve three ministries and agencies namely Foreign Ministry, Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare and the National Police Agency.

“I will be on a working visit to Japan from 25th -28th May, 2022 in conjunction with the Prime Minister’s visit to Japan,” Saravanan said in a statement.

The Minister added, the target of the MoC is to help dignify the Technical Education and the National Vocational Training (TVET) to produce skilled workers among the locals.

Saravanan also emphasized the MoC will also provide opportunities to the local people to gain experience and expertise in Japan for certain period and after which they will be able to contribute to the related industry when they return to Malaysia.

He said the MoC is also in line with the government’s aspiration in the Shared Prosperity Vision 2030 (WKB2030) that is achieving the target of 35 per cent high skilled workers in the national work force.

“When I am in Tokyo, I will visit the Cyberdyne Studio to see the Neuro-Robotic sophisticated technology, Robot Suit.HAL (Hybrid Assistive Limb) that is the first robot cyborg in the world relating to recovery and rehabilitation.

“It will be the benchmark for the establishment of the National Neuro-Robotic Rehabilitation Centre and National Cybernics that will be built soon in Perak,” Saravanan said. – Malaysia World News


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