Indonesia Signs Labor Sector Cooperation Agreement With Miyagi Prefecture, Japan

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DIKSIA.COM - JAKARTA, Indonesia accelerates more effective facilitation of training, placement and recruitment programs for Indonesian workers in , Japan.

On Friday (07/28/2023) Indonesia agreed on close cooperation with by signing a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) between the Ministry of Manpower (Kemnaker) and the government of Miyagi Prefecture.

The two countries agreed to work together to expedite the placement and admission of Indonesian technical trainees, skilled workers and technicians to Japan.

The MoC was signed by Secretary- of Labor Ministry Anwar Sanusi and Miyagi Prefectural Governor Yoshihiro Murai in Jakarta in the presence of Minister of Labor (Menaker) Ida Fauziyah.

“I think our meeting today by signing this MoC is part of our efforts to strengthen Indonesia-Japan ties,” Ida said in a statement on Friday.

Earlier, the Labor Minister held a meeting with Japan's Minister of Health, Labor and Welfare, Katsunobu KATO, as part of India's G20 presidency.

During the meeting, both parties agreed to strengthen Indonesia-Japan ties.

Today's signing in Jakarta follows the meeting of the two ministers in Indore, India.

Minister of Labor Ida expressed his full support for Indonesia-Japan cooperation, which in this case was carried out between the Ministry of Labor and the Miyagi Prefectural Government.

Ida also directed the relevant Department of Labor officials to act quickly and expeditiously to complete this MoC.

“Hopefully the implementation of this MoC will be effective and efficient,” said the Labor Minister.

Source: Tribunnews, Larasati Dyah Utami