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Importance of technical education underlined

PESHAWAR: Industrialists, experts and government functionaries on Tuesday underlined the importance of technical and vocational education and training (TVET), saying the rampant unemployment and poverty in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa could be reduced by equipping the youth with employable skills.They were speaking at a one-day seminar entitled “TVET Reform-A need of the

By our correspondents
February 04, 2015
PESHAWAR: Industrialists, experts and government functionaries on Tuesday underlined the importance of technical and vocational education and training (TVET), saying the rampant unemployment and poverty in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa could be reduced by equipping the youth with employable skills.
They were speaking at a one-day seminar entitled “TVET Reform-A need of the hour” organised by the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Technical Education and Vocational Training Agency (KP-TEVTA) here.
The seminar was supported by the TVET Reform Support ProgrammeChief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak was the chief guest on the occasion, while a large number of participants from different walks of life, chairman KP-TEVTA Nauman Wazir, Secretary Industries Sajid Khan Jadoon and Programme Director Education GIZ Pakistan Dr Julie Reviere were also present.