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Japan and SL to sign deal on skilled labour

Sri Lanka and Japan are scheduled to sign a deal on skilled workers, which is set to take place in Japan tomorrow (19).

The Deputy Minister of Telecommunication, Digital Infrastructure and Foreign Employment Manusha Nanayakkara said today (18) that the deal will be signed by the Minister of Telecommunications, Foreign Employment and Sports, Harin Fernando and the Japanese Government.

This deal is a strategic action plan between the Japanese Government and nine other countries to share their skilled workers with Japan.

Nanayakkara stated that this deal is “big victory for Sri Lanka” while addressing the media today.

He further stated that under this agreement, skilled workers from 14 categories will be granted employment in Japan.