The opening ceremony of the job fest titled “Japan Job Fair 2023” was held on 13 October 2023 (Friday) at 10:00 AM at UIU Auditorium, United City, Madani Avenue, Dhaka -1212. The program was organized by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), Japan.
His Excellency Kiminori Iwama, Ambassador of Japan in Bangladesh was present as the Chief Guest. Prof. Dr. Md. Abul Kashem Mia, Vice Chancellor (In-charge) of UIU was Present as the Special Guest. The welcome address was delivered by Ms. Yoriko Ueda, Founder & CEO, of Venturas Ltd. in the ceremony.
A total of 13 companies in Japan came to conduct interviews and recruitment sessions. There was no fee for this and online and offline registration was required to participate in the fair. Companies like Mitsubishi Corporation, NICCA Chemical Co., Ltd. Bangladesh, Nippon Koei Bangladesh Ltd. TNY Legal Bangladesh Ltd., Greentool Co. Ltd., Goshu Kohsan (Bangladesh) Co. Ltd. Tekken Corporation, SUN Co. Ltd., Kokorozashi Japan Ltd., Sojitz Asia Pte Ltd, Bangladesh Liaison Office, Sanyo Engineering & Construction Inc. and Willtec Co. Ltd. were there to conduct overall recruitment session.
The Chief Guest said that – through this job fair the development of the two countries will play an important role and the good relations between the two countries will increase from generation to generation. It is the largest job fair of Japanese companies in Bangladesh. He also expressed the hope of doing this job fair on a larger scale in the future.
The Special Guest UIU VC (In-charge) Prof. Dr. Md. Abul Kashem Mia said that – those who will join the different organizations of Japan in this job fair, will play an important role in the development of the country at the same time brighten the image of Bangladesh.
Faculty Members, Officials, Students, Job seekers and different corporate persons in Bangladesh and abroad were present at the ceremony.