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PAPGAI and AmanTech join-hands to equip youth with skills for industry

Karachi, May 20, 2021: AmanTech and Pakistan Association of Printing & Graphics Arts Industries (PAPGAI) signed an MoC exchange demand-driven skilled resource for the printing industry in different technical fields. The MoC was signed by Mr. Salman Haroon – Chairman TVET Committee on behalf of PAPGAI and Mr. Ali Faraz – CEO AmanTech in the office of AmanTech, which is the partner institute of TVET Sector Support Programme, providing vocational skills training to youth as per industry’s requirement.

Expressing his views after signing the MoC, Mr. Ali Faraz – CEO AmanTech said, “TVET SSP is helping in shaping the future of youth and AmanTech is proudly changing society’s perception of skills and technical education by providing quality vocational education and working closely with the industry to improve TVET educational outcomes. The collaboration of both institutes will enhance the employment platform for the candidates”.

Mr. Salman Haroon – Chairman TVET Committee, also said that “through this partnership, not only the institute and trainees will have more possibilities for the job placement, but the industries will also have a chance to have trained and skilled work force. We will consider students of AmanTech better suitable candidates in our industry for On Job Training (OJT) instead of people coming from informal learning sector”.

AmanTech join-hands

Both PAPGAI and AmanTech are venturing in multiple forms with the support of TVET Sector Support Programme as an initiative of industry-academia linkage, providing free technical and vocational training in fields of Electrical, Mechanical, Customer Services, IT, Printing and many more. 

Pakistan’s TVET’s sector is being revamped through a multi-donor funded TVET Sector Support Programme since 2011. The programme is jointly funded by the European Union, Governments of Germany and Norway. The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH (GIZ) implements the programme in partnership with NAVTTC and in close cooperation with TEVTAs and other TVET stakeholders including the private sector.

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