Govt. secures 9,000 jobs for Lankans in Korea
The government has secured 9,000 job opportunities for Sri Lankans in
Korea, Secretary to the Ministry of Foreign Employment Promotion and
Welfare, Upali Dahanayake told the Sunday Observer.
He said the job opportunities were available in the construction,
agriculture and industrial sectors.
He said, already around 40,000 applications have been received and
many of them are being processed to interview the prospective applicants
for these jobs.
Those selected, would be given a three-month training which include
the Korean language. Selected applicants should be in a position to
communicate with Korean employers and the language courses are conducted
to help them.
He added, Foreign Minister Rohitha Bogollagama during his visit in
Korea would explain to the Korean authorities of the Sri Lankan