LAHORE: Around 4,000 students will be sent to China this year to get vocational training and take part in advance Chinese language course, said Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (TEVTA) Chairman Irfan Qaiser Sheikh.
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He was addressing a meeting at TEVTA secretariat on Wednesday. Apart from bringing international master trainers to Pakistan, TEVTA is also working for sending its students to developed countries for training.
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The chairman confirmed that the authority would send 4000 students to China this year. He added that they intended to send around 10,000 students to China but in the first phase they had decided to send 4,000 students. “We are trying to send 30% to 40% female students to China for training and all expenses will be met by TEVTA.”
These students will be able to get benefit from the opportunities created by China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), he said.
Published in The Express Tribune, August 3rd, 2017.
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