Jan 29, 2016, 1:42 AM
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Japan to cooperate with Iran on labor

Tehran, Jan 29, IRNA – Iranian Deputy Minister of Cooperatives, Labor, and Social Welfare Sazegarnejad met with Japanese Ambassador to Tehran on Wednesday and discussed ways to broaden bilateral vocational cooperation.

To expand international interactions, enhance vocational educations, and improve the quality of trainings, Iranian Technical and Vocational Training Organization is mulling over cooperation with foreign countries, said Mohammad Amin Sazgarnejad Iranian Deputy Minister of Cooperatives, Labor, and Social Welfare in his meeting with Japanese Ambassador to Tehran Hiroyasu Kobayashi on Wednesday.
Referring to the competency of the Japanese in bilateral cooperation, the Iranian official named Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) as an institute to partner with Iranian training centers in near future, Mehr News Agency said.
Also cooperation in defining educational standards, running vocational courses, and interacting with Japanese centers like the vocational schools of Educational Group Shizuoka Institute of Science and Technology are in our agenda of cooperation with the Japanese, highlighted Sazgarnejad.
He described the Japanese embassy in Tehran as a bridge to join Iranian with their Japanese counterparts and valued the service provided with high respect.
During the meeting, Kobayashi, for his part, voiced satisfaction with the removal of anti-Iran sanctions and underlined that now that the JCPOA has been put into practice and Iran is in broad connection with the world, Japan is willing to have all-out relations with the Islamic Republic of Iran especially in areas of vocational cooperation.
Hiroyasu Kobayashi, Japanese ambassador to Tehran, voiced hope for bright future in bilateral ties of Tehran and Tokyo and reiterated that Iran is a big, powerful country in the Middle East that Japan can bolster post-sanctions ties with in a step-by-step process.