Pakistan and Australia have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) yesterday, in order to collaborate in Technical, Vocational Education and Training (TVET).
According to the press release in Australia, Executive Director National Vocational and Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC) Zulfiqar Ahmed Cheema and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Australian Technical and Further Education (TAFE) Craig Robertson signed MoU at Pakistan Consulate at Canberra Australia.
“The understanding is a step forward to strengthen the collaborative relationship between two countries” said Naila Chauhan, Pakistan’s High Commissioner to Australia in a statement. This collaboration will contribute towards TVET sector growth and hindered thousands of young people in Pakistan would be benefitted.
TVET plays a vital role in country’s socio-economic development, this collaboration will highlight challenges in the TVET sector and make it more workable which will eventually contribute towards the overall development of the country said Chairman NAVTTC, Zulfiqar Ahmed Cheema.
The key areas highlighted in MoU include; improving existing facilities and training infrastructure with the focus of training Pakistanis in Australia.
CEO Robertson said the MoU is a milestone in TVET sector of Pakistan, we appreciate the efforts of NAVTTC to revive the TVET sector in Pakistan and we offer our full support to make this initiative successful.