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German envoy urges youth to learn skills

Multan, January 11, 2018: Quality vocational training enables the youth to become a productive part of the overall socio-economic uplift of a country, Martin Kobler, the German Ambassador to Pakistan said here on Thursday. The German envoy said this while ...

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Punjab TEVTA signs MoUs

Lahore, January 8, 2018: The Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Medical University on Monday expressed their resolve join hands with the Punjab Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority to produce qualified skilled workforce for ...

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Feature Stories

There’s light at the end of the tunnel

Pakistan is a developing country with population well above 180 million, majority of which lives in villages. Agriculture is its mainstay and the main profession of its rural populace which tills lands from dawn to dusk to feed their countrymen. ...

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Gemstones- the Treasure Trove of GB

The Gilgit-Baltistan region of Pakistan not only offers painterly landscapes, a kaleidoscope of cultures and a deeply generous people, it also possesses a hidden wealth under its soil in the form of gemstones – only a negligible percentage of which ...

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Profile Stories

TVET solution to Pakistan’s youth bulge: Jean-Francois Cautain

TVET solution to Pakistan’s youth bulge: Jean-Francois Cautain

Ammar Sheikh LAHORE: Pakistan’s youth bulge is an asset but it also poses a unique challenge for the country, most prominently, its role in socio-economic …

Engaging Private Sector in TVET – Rastgar’s insights on challenges of sector

Engaging Private Sector in TVET – Rastgar’s insights on challenges of sector

Born in Jalandhar, an oldest inhabited major city in the Indian state of Punjab, Rastgar was just two years when his parents moved to Pakistan …

Demand spurs skilled training momentum

Demand spurs skilled training momentum

LAHORE/KARACHI Ishrat Ansari ‘Skills training’ in renewable energy sector in Pakistan is gaining momentum; as the country is now focusing more on alternate means of …

Empowering Women of Baluchistan through Technical and Vocational Education

Empowering Women of Baluchistan through Technical and Vocational Education

Meeting with a group of women hailing from different areas of Balochistan in her office Sana Durrani Chairperson of Balochistan Women Business Association (BWBA) is …

Out with the old, in with the new

Out with the old, in with the new

Ishrat Ansari LAHORE/KARACHI In order to meet the challenges of modern times, technical training and skill development are the most important factors affecting any country’s …

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