Japanese job seekers’ database preparation underway

Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Published: 00:29, Feb 07,2018 | Updated: 01:14, Feb 07,2018

 
 

Bangladesh Overseas Employment and Services Limited on Tuesday invited applications from workers in prescribed form online to get registered with its database of candidates for Japanese jobs.
BOESL requested candidates having proficiency in Japanese and English languages to fill in the JP-2 form posted on the website www.boesl.org.bd and send it online by 8PM on February12.
The candidates should be in the age bracket of 18-30 with the minimum education of Higher Secondary Certificates (GPA-3:00), says the BOESL ad.
The BOESL made it clear that enlistment with the database was no guarantee that the candidates, technical interns in Japanese terms would get jobs in Japan.
BOESL general manager Salim Mollah told New Age on phone that the database preparation of aspirants was underway.
Salim said replying to a question that he was unable to say how many workers would get jobs in Japan.
Inaugurating labour attaches conference in the capital Sunday, expatriates’ welfare and overseas employment ministry’s acting secretary Nomita Halder said that the ‘technical interns’ would get the opportunity to work in Japan to improve their skills and at the end of the contact period they would return to Bangladesh.
Japan would take the technical interns from Bangladesh under a memorandum of cooperation the two countries signed in Tokyo on January 29.
Nomita expressed the hope that the MoC would widen the opportunities for the technical interns to acquire skills in 77 occupations and 137 select works during their three to five years stay in Japan .
Since Japan faces shortage of workforce in construction, manufacturing, garments, agriculture, food processing and care giving, said Nomita, ‘we would explore how to match our skilled and semi-skilled work-force in Japan.’
In 2016, Japan’s Ministry of Justice adjudged 12,374 Bangladeshi nationals among Japan’s highly skilled manpower.

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