(Construction) - Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism of Japan held on March 24th an award ceremony for the 4th "Award for Outstanding Foreign Construction Workers" at the ministry's headquarters in Tokyo.
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Of the five recipients, one from Myanmar and three from Vietnam attended the ceremony. Director-General of the Real Estate and Construction Economy Bureau Yoshiyuki Aoki presented the certificates. The award was established in 2017 and honors foreign construction workers whose performances are particularly outstanding in their construction skills and communication skills. The purpose of the award is to support their daily efforts to further improve their skills. The awards are given to those who have demonstrated outstanding construction skills, Japanese language ability, and community contribution activities.
At the ceremony, Mr. Aoki said, "I hope that you will continue to work hard to improve your construction skills and Japanese language ability and that you will become a role model for construction workers from overseas".
Mr. Mon Aung from Myanmar, a construction equipment installation expert, passed the second class civil engineering construction management engineer exam and is now working as a foreman for paving projects. He said, "I received this award as a representative of Myanmar people working in Japan. In the future, I want to become a construction site supervisor for the development of my country,"
Mr. Hoang Manh Hung, a Vietnamese national, has been highly evaluated as an important human resource by his Japanese employer. He said, "(This award) is thanks to the guidance of everyone at the company. I would like to use this award as a new start and work even harder."
Vietnamese plasterer Mr. Dang Van Kien has received detailed and strict guidance as a first-year student of technical training and construction work at the host company, and has made great efforts. He said, "I would like to continue to learn a lot and contribute more as a member of the company."
Mr. Nguyen Manh Xuong, a Vietnamese rebar installer, has been involved not only in the training of foreign technical trainees but also in the training of Japanese employees. "I will continue to brush up my skills and to train my juniors," he says with enthusiasm. (2021/03/25)
The Daily Engineering and Construction News of Japan