With equal salary package as against Japanese employees, Japan has opened its gates for Pakistani skilled labors. Deputy Chief of Mission Embassy of Japan Shindo Yusuke spoke out to media in the presence of Counsellor, Head, Culture and Public Information Section, Ryuji Iwasaki, Embassy of Japan. He informed about the signed MoU of Japanese Government as development partner of Pakistan. The MoU has been signed in two categories: trainee and skilled labor. The first time MoU was signed in February 2019 and second has been signed in December 2019. According to this, the Government of Japan will allow Pakistani skilled employees in 14 specified field including care worker, building cleaning management, machine parts and tooling industries, industrial machinery industries, electric, electronics and information industries, construction industry, shipbuilding and ship machinery industry, automobile repair and maintenance, aviation industry, accommodation industry, agriculture, fishery and aquaculture, manufacture of food and beverages, and food service industry. The National Vocational and Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC) and the National University of Technology (NUTECH) will hold recruitment of candidates in collaboration with the Japanese Foundation. For technical intern training, Pakistani labor should be at least 18 years old with good health condition. The intern can stay in Japan for five years and his stay period may be further extended if he proceeded to the next level of training. For specified skilled workers, higher level of Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) is required. JLPT will be held on July 5 and December 6 each year at the National University of Modern Languages (NUML) and Japanese Consulate in Karachi. Application for July 5 test of JLPT began on March 9 and ends on March 27.