Pakistan, Japan agree to further strengthen bilateral cooperation

Aizbah KhanWeb Editor

24th Jan, 2020. 09:37 pm

12th round of Pakistan-Japan Bilateral Political Consultations held in Islamabad.

According to the details, Pakistan and Japan have agreed to further strengthening bilateral cooperation in different fields.

Foreign Secretary Sohail Mahmood led the Pakistani side while Senior Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs Kenji Kanasugi led the Japanese side.

Both sides also exchanged views on wide range of bilateral and regional issues.

Earlier on December 2019, Special Assistant to the Prime Minster on Overseas Pakistanis announces that Japan will induct Pakistan’s skill manpower in its economic sectors.

Pakistan Ministry of overseas Pakistani and Japan will sign a Memorandum of Understanding in Islamabad on Monday for importation of skilled Pakistani manpower in fourteen different sectors.

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The announcement was made by Special Assistant to the Prime Minster on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development Sayed Zulfiqar Abbas Bukhari during an online interactive session with the expatriates in Islamabad.

Bukhari said the MoU will enable Pakistanis to work in construction, information technology, nursing, manufacturing, engineering and others sectors.

Meanwhile, Japanese Ambassador Kuninori Matsuda met Sayed Zulfiqar Abbas Bukhari in Islamabad for a pre-discussion on the MoU to be signed on Monday.

Sources said, both dignitaries discussed a wide range of issues related to trade, tourism and Pakistani manpower.

The ambassador also said three to six months Japanese language proficiency course would be arranged in far flung areas of Pakistan so as to accommodate maximum number of Pakistanis to work in Japan.


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