Pakistan’s Skilled Youth To Be Employed In CPEC Projects: Chinese Envoy Yao Jing

Chinese Ambassador Yao Jing

ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News – 14th Feb, 2018 ):Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Yao Jing Wednesday said Chinese companies engaged in China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project would keep a constant liaison with NAVTTC so that thousands of trained youth could be employed in various projects.

He expressed these views during a meeting with Executive Director National Vocational and Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC) Zulfiqar Ahmad Cheema here, said a press release. The meeting continued for more than an hour in which technical education and training issues and production of skilled workforce were discussed in detail.

The Executive Director NAVTTC informed the Chinese ambassador about the recent reforms and activities in Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) sector. He said the CPEC would create thousands of jobs for the skilled youth of Pakistan and open new vistas of prosperity and development.

He added the CPEC plan was a living proof of friendship between Pakistan and China and the entire region would benefit from it.

“Keeping in mind the needs of CPEC, we are training more and more youth in the fields of construction and hospitality,” he said.

Cheema said with the help of China, the NAVTTC would set-up world-class technical and vocational institutions along the CPEC route and in every industrial zone which would help meet the needs of skilled workforce for mega projects.

The Chinese ambassador appreciated the steps taken under the present leadership of NAVTTC. He said that China would help establish world class technical institution in Islamabad where thousands of skilled people would be trained so that they could meet the needs of local and global markets.

He said China would help transform NTB into a state of the art technical institution on the lines of Tianjin University. He also said that china would soon initiate Special Bilateral Training Programs for the trainers of Pakistan which would enable hundreds of Pakistani workers to get training of modern machinery and equipment each year.

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Zulfiqar Ahmed Cheema thanked the Chinese Ambassador on the cooperation of China and presented him a memento.


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