Efforts afoot to promote skills education: Tanveer

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Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training, Rana Tanveer Hussain said on Tuesday that the ministry was making all-out efforts to popularize skills education in the country.

He said this while presenting “The Future of TVET – A scenario-based study of the trends and future strategic directions driving the sector’s evolution” report to Minister for Planning, Development, and Special Initiatives Prof. Ahsan Iqbal.

He said that aligning with the slogan of International Day of Education 2023, “to invest in people, prioritize education,” short-term skills training programs, particularly benefitting youth for earning their livelihood are being prioritized. In this regard, the contribution of several entities from the Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training, mainly HEC, NAVTTC, IBCC, and the Federal Board of Education, are praiseworthy.

This report has been prepared through collaborative efforts of well-reputed technical institutes from New Zealand, Philippines, Sweden, Tanzania, the United Arab Emirates, and the National Skills University Islamabad team. Rana Tanveer praised the contribution of all involved in developing this report from the Pakistani side.