LAHORE: Turkish International Cooperation Agency (TiKA) Vice President Dr Birol Cetin vowed to enhance collaboration between TiKA and Technical and Vocational Training Authority (TEVTA) for setting up a state-of-the-art institution for training of students.
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Dr Birol Cetin called upon TEVTA Chairman Irfan Qaiser Sheikh on Wednesday at TEVTA Secretariat. While addressing the media persons after the meeting, Irfan said TEVTA in collaboration with TiKA would set up modern and state-of-the-art institutions of hospitality industry. He said TEVTA wanted to enhance cooperation in the fields of ceramics, beauty care, cooking and Turkish language.
“We want to take benefit from Turkish technical expertise for our students as this would be valuable for them,” he said. “TiKA has already established a state-of-the-art garments centre in one of the TEVTA institutions which had modern technology and machinery.” The students trained in this garments centre have joined lucrative jobs in Denim Jeans manufacturing, he added.
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Irfan said international quality training would be made available for students after this cooperation that would produce best trained skilled labour in the respective fields. “The students will be able to avail job opportunities worldwide by getting training according to this project,” he said.
He ordered TEVTA officials to expedite the project and cooperate in every aspect to implement the project as soon as possible.
Published in The Express Tribune, July 20th, 2017.
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