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CM promises more technical institutes in Balochistan

CM promises more technical institutes in Balochistan

QUETTA: Balochistan Chief Minister Nawab Sanaullah Zehri has said that modern technical training centres will be set up in the province to provide better opportunities to the youth.

Addressing a certificate distribution ceremony of the Balochistan Institute of Technical Education (BITE) here on Monday, he lauded its performance and said that Balochistan badly needed such institutions. The provincial government would set up more such institutes in other cities, he added.

Commander, Southern Command, Lt Gen Aamir Riaz, was the chief guest along with the chief minister.

Nawab Zehri announced construction of a hostel besides providing a bus and financial assistance to the students.

Lt Gen Riaz said that through technical training, the talented men and women of Balochistan would not only be able to get honourable jobs but the country would also earn foreign exchange by utilising the expertise of these youths.

He said new job opportunities would be created for the young generation of the province which later would prove helpful in making the country develop and prosper.

A total of 395 youths, including 170 women, have completed their six-month training courses in various technical fields. They were provided food, uniform and hostel facility free of cost during the training.

Published in Dawn, July 19th, 2016

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