Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has lauded the head of Japan’s Chiba prefecture
for its policies towards helping Vietnamese guest workers with Japanese language
learning and housing in the locality.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (right) and Chiba’s Governor Kensaku Morita
These policies are necessary to create favourable conditions for Vietnamese
people to work and live in Japan, the PM told Chiba’s Governor Kensaku Morita in
Hanoi on March 14.
PM Phuc welcomed Morita’s visit to Vietnam, the second within five months,
saying it demonstrates the governor’s special attention to and sentiments
towards the Vietnamese land and people.
The visit is expected to contribute to enhancing relations between Chiba and
Vietnamese localities; as well as more broadly the relationship between Vietnam
and Japan, which, the PM said, is developing fruitfully and with great strength
in all spheres and at all levels with consolidated mutual trust.
Lauding the socio-economic achievements Chiba has recorded, the leader expressed
his hope to continue to welcome Morita in order to discuss cooperation
opportunities between Chiba and Vietnamese businesses and localities in the time
PM Phuc said he believes that the governor will make further contributions to
promoting Japan’s role as Vietnam’s leading important economic partner,
especially in the supply of official development assistance (ODA), investment,
In response, Morita shared his host’s views on the fruitful and comprehensive
development of the Vietnam-Japan relations.
Vietnam holds great potential in high-quality human resources, he said, adding
that Vietnamese nationals make up the largest foreign community living and
working in Chiba.
Morita said that the Vietnamese are hardworking in both employment and studies,
noting his hope that there would be more people from Vietnam coming to work in
Chiba is also building and fine-tuning policies in an effort to attract more
Vietnamese labourers to the locality, he said.
Morita pledged to do his utmost to strengthen cooperation and friendship between
Vietnamese and Japanese people.–VNA