Govt creating ample skill-based education opportunities: Tanveer


Federal Minister for Education and Professional Training Rana Tanveer Hussain said on Saturday that the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) led government was creating ample skill-based education opportunities for the youth to meet the needs of local as well international job market.

He was addressing a ceremony after inaugurating National Skills University’s campus in Muridke. He said that the first-ever campus of the university had been established in Punjab where six-month courses in various disciplines would be offered initially to male and female students.

Rana Tanveer Hussain said that more than 250 vocational training institutes would be established in one year as future of the country was linked with skill-based education. The minister said that free-of-cost education would be imparted to students for promoting education in the area, adding that the campus had been established in a short span of two months.

He said that the campus was a gift from Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif to the residents of the area as the PML-N had always made efforts to facilitate people through various initiatives. The prime minister had a vision of creating employment opportunities for the people, he said adding the university campus would create employment for the youth. He said that the government was also ensuring provision of scholarships and laptops to students.

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