ISLAMABAD: Japan has planned to hire skilled blue-collar workers from Pakistan to expand cooperation for employment in the country.
According to a statement made by the Japanese ambassador, . and offer them working visas to counter a growing decrease in its population.
Japanese Ambassador Kuninori Matsuda said, “We are about to open working visa for skilled Pakistan workers.”
Japanese Ambassador added, “We are planning to hire Pakistani skilled workers in good numbers. We need skilled workers, as our population is shrinking by each passing day.”
the ambassador further added, “We are to sign an agreement with Islamabad in a month, enabling the Pakistan skilled workers to have indefinite visa of Japan.”
According to Kuninori, Pakistan is one of the 10 top countries where Japan will be planning to hire workers.
Kuninori said, ”We need skilled workers from Pakistan, as Pakistanis working there in Japan are very devoted, honest and skilled and are contributing to the country’s development.”
The ambassador said that for skilled people there was a need to learn the Japanese language.
He said that those who successfully get the visa and pass their first five years in Japan would be eligible to take along their families with them.
Earlier on Saturday, President Dr. Arif Alvi left for Japan to participate in the coronation ceremony.