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  • Vocational training linked to economic growth

    LAHORE: Punjab finance minister Dr Ayesha Ghous Pasha has said that without promoting technical education and vocational training, economic growth is not possible...

    “Provision of job opportunities to the youth of the province is a priority for the government and sufficient funds have been allocated in the next budget for the promotion of technical and vocational training,” she said after visiting different stalls at the Skills Expo...

  • PM Khan urges Japan to support Pakistan in education, vocational training

    Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday met Japan's State Minister for Foreign Affairs Kazuyuki Nakane in Islamabad and expressed the desire to work closely with Japan to expand bilateral cooperation in various areas — particularly in trade, investment, economic and human development...

    According to Radio Pakistan, avenues of multi-faceted cooperation between the two sides were discussed during the meeting, including cooperation in education...
  • Vocational education: Chinese varsity in city by February next

    LAHORE: A Chinese university of technical and vocational education is being established in Lahore by February next year for, what official sources said, raising human resource for the sectors Beijing is interested in exploring in Punjab...

    The Punjab Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (Tevta) had signed an agreement with the Tianjin University of Technology and Education, China, on May 17 this year to collaborate in...

  • ‘Vocational education reforms vital to CPEC’s success’

    ISLAMABAD: The EU-funded technical and vocational education sector reforms project will help develop skills required for China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects...

    This was stated by EU Ambassador Jean Francois Cautain while discussing the 63 million euros vocational education sector reforms project with State Minister for Education and Professional Training Balighur Rehman on Wednesday, says a press release...

  • 126 vocational centres made functional

    QUETTA: Of the 172 vocational training centres in Balochistan, 126 have been made functional by the provincial government...

    “The industries department succeeded in making 126 vocational centres functional out of the existing 172 in the province,” Small Industries Director General Saira Atta said on Wednesday...

  • Vocational schools to be set up

    ISLAMABAD: The ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training has decided to establish vocational and technical schools in the federal capital...

    The decision was taken at the National Education Foundation’s Board of Governors meeting, chaired by State Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training Balighur Rehaman...

  • ‘Vocational’ centres for Uighurs prescribed

    BEIJING: China’s far-western Xinjiang region has inserted into its anti-extremism regulations new clauses that prescribe the use of “vocational training centres” to “educate and transform” people influenced by extremist ideology...

    Chinese officials have denied enforcing arbitrary detention and political re-education across a network of secret camps, instead saying that some citizens guilty of minor offences were sent to vocational...

  • FIA arrests eight suspected human traffickers from Gujrat, Gujranwala

    The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Tuesday arrested eight suspected human traffickers from Gujranwala and Gujrat as part of a crackdown against trafficking that began following the recovery of the bullet-riddled bodies in Balochistan's Turbat last week...

    Qaiser Munir, a 'travel agent' allegedly involved in trafficking, was arrested from Gujrat, the source said...

  • Cattle for widows in Gujrat’s rural areas

    GUJRAT: As many as 1,000 widows will get free-of-cost cattle such as buffaloes, cows and sheep under a special scheme of the Punjab government...

    Dr Ghulam Muhammad Gill, the director livestock, said the scheme was meant to alleviate poverty and the chief minister had approved the distribution of at least 500 big and 1,000 small animals in Gujrat to widows from rural areas who have less than an acre of agricultural land and whose...

  • Gujrat DPO post still vacant

    GUJRAT: The Punjab government is yet to appoint the Gujrat DPO, a post fell vacant on April 16 after the transfer of Rai Ijaz Ahmed reportedly on political grounds...

    Sources said the Punjab government had asked the provincial police chief a few days back to again appoint Rai Ijaz as DPO, Gujrat, but he (Rai Ijaz) reportedly refused the offer...

  • Carpeted road in Gujrat complete

    GUJRAT: Villagers celebrated construction of the first carpeted road in the most remote rural area near Dinga in the district, as the 7km Chiman-to-Dhakaranwali road along the water channel was inaugurated by PML-N MPA Tariq Mehmood...

    Ghulam Rasool Kassana, a former nazim of Chakori Sher Ghazi Union Council, said the people of rural areas could only dream of such a carpeted road with the construction of which a dream had come true......

  • Industrial exhibition kicks off in Gujrat

    GUJRAT: The 5th annual industrial exhibition organised by the Gujrat Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GTCCI) kicked off on Thursday at the Zahoor Elahi Cricket Stadium with around half of the stalls found empty...

    An official said the electricity and other utility bills could reach up to Rs1 million only for a week which would reportedly be paid by the Gujrat district government while expenses on the rehabilitation of the...

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