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February 25, 2016

‘Tevta to train 4,800 youths in driving’

Lahore

 
February 25, 2016

LAHORE

Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (TEVTA) will train 4,800 youths in a three-month demand driven Light Transport Vehicle (LTV) driving course during the current year. TEVTA, as per direction of Chief Minister Punjab Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif, has started the demand driven short courses for the unemployed educated youth to provide them with immediate employment.

This was stated by Chairperson TEVTA Irfan Qaiser Sheikh while addressing a meeting on Wednesday at TEVTA Secretariat, which was attended by Chief Operating Officer Jawad Ahmed Qureshi, TEVTA Officers Akhtar Abbas Bharwana, Azhar Iqbal Shad, Mustafa Kamal Pasha, Maqsood Ahmed, Ayesha Qazi, Uzman Nadia, Sarfraz Anwar and others.

Irfan said many pass-outs of the LTV driving course had been offered jobs by multinational and national companies in Pakistan and UAE.  Many other companies have also assured to provide job to these drivers. 

Security clearance has also been obtained from these successful trainees from special branch of the Punjab Police. 

Chairperson TEVTA further said Middle Eastern countries required the services of trained manpower.  TEVTA, as per their requirements, has started driving course in collaboration with the National Highways and Motorway Police.

After giving free training to 1,200 youths in 1st phase, 2nd phase of the said course has successfully been started at 36 Road Safety Training Institutes (RSTIs) of the National Highways and Motorway Police across the province of the Punjab for unemployed youth.  As part of the course, each trainee is awarded free LTV driving licence after qualifying the driving licensing authority’s driving test, he concluded.

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