Call for promoting skilled-based education


President Dr Arif Alvi on Tuesday underscored the need for promoting skills-based and technical education in the country in order to meet the requirements of industry and other sectors of the economy.

He highlighted that almost 22 million children were out of school, adding urgent measures were required for their intellectual and physical development to make them useful citizens.

The president expressed these views while chairing a meeting of the Senate of National Skills University (NSU), at Aiwan-e-Sadr.

The president emphasized that NSU needed to produce more skilled people by equipping them with the latest skill sets to fully meet the demands of the market.

He highlighted the need for career counselling