Islamabad, June 04, 2016 (PPI-OT):Ms Leila Khan, Chairperson Prime Minister’s Youth Programme, awarded certificates to the participants of 5-day capacity building workshop for the technical and vocational training institutes in Pakistan, organized by United Nations Counter Terrorism Implementation Task Force (UNCTITF) in collaboration with Prime Minister’s Youth Programme (PMYP).
Addressing the audience at the closing ceremony, Ms Leila Khan said,” I congratulate all the participants at successful completion of this workshop. I am confident that we can go a long way in changing the fate of the nation by capitalizing on our TVET sector”. She remarked, “This is the only way we can turn our abundant human resources into productive asset for the development of our country. We can not only supply skilled workers for the local industry but can also earn remittances by exporting trained manpower in the international market”.
Ms Leila Khan highlighted, “We should focus on aligning our technical training system with the demand of industry, in order to ensure better employment opportunities for the graduates of our TVET sector. This can be achieved by enhancing the capacity and developing the infrastructure of our technical and vocational training institutes.”
At the end, Chairperson thanked United Nations Counter Terrorism Implementation Task Force (UNCTITF), International Labour organization (ILO), National Vocational and Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC), and other relevant bodies for making this workshop a success.
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