National Vocational & Technical Training Commission has announced establishment of Construction Sector Skill Council for bringing into consideration the increasing demand of the market-driven and fast paced economy. A meeting was held at NAVTTC HQs Islamabad in this regard.
While addressing the meeting Executive Director NAVTTC Zulfiqar Ahmed Cheemasaid that demand and significance of skilled workers have immensely increased in the construction sector due to China-Pakistan Economic Corridor. Emphasizing on the participation of industrialists, the executive director urged the industrialists to play their due role in determining modern curriculum, monitoring mechanism, decisive examination of trade, and opportunities as per training of the skilled workforce, while considering the demands and requirements of construction industry. He further stressed the vital role of industry for ending poverty and unemployment. Establishment of Sector Skills Council is necessary for Pakistan just like other countries of the world so we can grow with the growing world, he added.