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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 various economic sectors of the province.
Both organizations exhibited their willingness to work together with Punjab Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (PTEVTA) here at a ceremony, which marked the signing of two different Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs). The ceremony was organized by PTEVTA with the support of TVET Sector Support Programme, which is funded by the European Union and the governments of Germany and Norway.
Chairman Punjab TEVTA Irfan Qaiser Shaikh and Vice Chancellor Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Medical University (SZABMU) Professor Javed Akram and President Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry (WCCI) signed the MoU on behalf of their respective organizations.
As per the MoU, the parties agreed to cooperate and collaborate on matters pertaining to the training, hiring of faculty, establishment of labs, affiliation of institutes, examination, certification, capacity building initiatives curriculum advice, placement of graduates, and maintaining the exchange of information on demand and supply of the skilled resource.
Speaking at the ceremony, Chairman Punjab TEVTA Irfan Qaiser Shaikh said that the workforce with demand-oriented skill-set benefits the industry on the one hand, while on the other it also help youth to secure decent career paths.
Ms Falahat Imran, President WCCI, Lahore appreciated the idea of collaborative work among training institute and industry especially for women in the TVET sector.
Prof. Javed Akram, Vice Chancellor SZABMU highlighted the importance of developing skilled workforce in various healthcare occupations. He hoped that the collaboration between the training providers and the healthcare sector will go help in producing better qualified workforce for the sector.
The TVET SSP, which supports the Government of Pakistan in reforming the TVET system, promotes cooperation between training providers and industry to improve quality of training as well as enhance employability for the youth going through various training programmes.

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