Karachi, November 11, 2015 (PPI-OT): The first session of the one-year Extended Internship Programme (EIP) organized by Pakistan Petroleum Limited (PPL) and NED University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi (NED), under a pioneering academia-industry partnership, came to a close with certificate distribution for more than 60 internees at the Department of Petroleum Engineering (DPE), NED on November 10. The event was attended by senior officials from the Exploration and Production (E and P) industry, faculty members and programme participants.
MD and CEO PPL and Chief Guest Syed Wamiq Bokhari reaffirmed the company’s commitment to continue with capacity building initiatives for youth residing around its operational areas in order to provide professional human resource for the E and P industry.
Guest of Honour and Vice Chancellor NED Professor Muhammad Afzal Haque appreciated PPL for working with academic institutions to deliver quality education and on-job training. Dean, Department of Civil Engineering and Architecture Professor Suresh Hashmat Lodhi and Chairman DPE Professor Abid Murtaza Khan, who also spoke at the occasion, shared similar sentiments. Later, Bokhari and DMD (AO) PPL Syed Kaleem Akhtar distributed certificates among EIP participants.
The EIP was initiated in November 2014 as part of PPL’s Corporate Social Responsibility programme. Participants from a cross section of society with special consideration for disadvantaged communities, particularly in PPL’s concession and operational areas, were selected through a transparent, merit-based process.
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