The Myanmar Embassy in Tokyo announced on 31 January that 312 Japanese companies will recruit more than 1,000 Myanmar workers.
The statement said Myanmar Embassy in Tokyo is screening demand letters sent by the Ministry of Labour through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in a timely manner.
The Myanmar Embassy is verifying, with a labour inspection company, whether the companies and factories recruiting Myanmar workers are legally established or not. The remarks and findings on those verifications will be returned to the Ministry of Labour.
The Myanmar Embassy in Tokyo verified demand letters from 17 to 31 January 2023 and the notification for 312 job offer letters was released. A total of 312 Japanese companies have planned to recruit over 1,043 Myanmar workers, according to the notification.—TWA/ MKKS