Competition to help enhance vocational skills of youth

Staff Reporter

Islamabad—A regional skills competition is going to be held on Monday will help enhance vocational skills of youth and a step forward to boost the morale of the students and attract them towards vocational education and training.
The regional skills competition is being organized by National Vocational and Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC) in which a number of trainees will participate from AJK, Gilgit Baltistan, Rawalpindi and Islamabad and exhibit their skills in six trades including, auto cad, general electrician, plumbing/pipe fitting, beautician, fashion designing and dress making, said a press release issued here on Sunday.
It is worth mentioning that earlier skills competition at zonal levels were held across the country and their winners would now participate in provincial competitions.
These skills competition focus on capacity building of our youth so that they are in a better position to secure jobs both at domestic and international market, said Executive Director NAVTTC, Zulfiqar Ahmad Cheema.
He said equipping youth with technical and vocational skills is a gateway toward the socio-economic development of any country.
The winner of each trade will be awarded with Rs. 75,000, Rs. 50,000 and Rs. 30,000 would be awarded to second and third position holder respectively.

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