The Vietnamese Ministry of Labour, War Invalids and Social Affairs
(MoLISA) and the Vietnamese Embassy in Japan co-organised a seminar on
Vietnam-Japan cooperation in human resources training in Tokyo on
The event was part of the
“Vietnam-Japan Meeting 2012”, which marks Vietnam’s National Day
and the establishment of the two countries’ bilateral diplomatic ties.
In his opening remark, Ambassador Doan Xuan Hung
spoke highly of the potential for bilateral cooperation in training
human resources in Vietnam, which, he said, actively contributes to
the country’s industrialisation and modernisation.
He emphasised the urgent need for well-trained human resources,
especially now that more Japanese businesses are boosting their
investment in Vietnam.
Deputy Minister Nguyen
Ngoc Phi affirmed that Vietnam attaches importance to human resources
cooperation with Japan, adding that a project to develop Vietnam’s
universities and vocational training schools using Japan’s ODA has
shown the efficiency of that cooperation.
Japan, which boasts its competitive edge in human resources training, is
actively boosting international cooperation in this field, said Japanese
Minister of Health, Labour and Social Welfare Seno Yoshihiro.
He highly valued the results of a Vietnam-Japan vocational training
cooperation project which has been implemented at the Hanoi University
of Industry since January 2010. The project has so far provided 350
According to the MoLISA,
Vietnam has built its vocational training development strategy for the
2011-2020 period, which sets a target of providing vocational training
for 23.5 million people by 2015, accounting for 40 percent of the
country’s population. The figures will be 34.4 million and 55 percent by