*Under the new Technical Intern Training Program which came into force on November 1st 2017, Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) between the government of sending country and the government of Japan is to be concluded and the both governments aim to abolish inappropriate sending organizations in cooperation with each other.
*MoC between the governments of Myanmar and Japan was concluded on April 19th 2018.
In September 2018, the list of Myanmar Approved Sending Organizations based on the MoC was published on the website of Organization for Technical Intern Training (OTIT) (http://www.otit.go.jp/soushutsu_kikan_list/). Ministry of Japan will accept only those trainees who are sent by Myanmar’s Approved Sending Organizations on the list from 1 November, 2018. Technical intern trainees who reside in Japan will also be affected.