SDC provides trained people in context of CPEC: Daroo Skill Development Council has trained 35,000 people: Akram

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Sarwar Awan

Islamabad

The President of Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industries, Engr. Daroo Khan Achakzai, has said that the Skill Development Council is providing a shipment of trained persons in the context of China Pakistan Economic Corridor, which is providing services to economic zones throughout Pakistan. Achakzai expressed these views addressing the concluding and certificates distribution ceremony of a three-week ‘’Oracle DBA organized by the Skill Development Council Islamabad, in which 20 participants from the Air Headquarters completed the training.
Engineer Daroo Khan Achakzai said that the process of imparting training to the personnel of the government agencies, especially the Pakistan Air Force, is an honour which is exemplary one. He said that the services of the chairman of Skill Development Council M Akram Farid have been acknowledged by private as well as the government sector.
Speaking on the occasion, Chairman of Skill Development Council M Akram Farid said that so far the Council had trained more than 35,000 people, including 5,000 women and 1,000 disabled persons who are performing their services both internally and abroad.
He said that the courses are tailored to suit market demands, including construction, tourism, hoteling, airline ticketing, safety, oil and gas, IT related courses, transportation, etc. In this regard, the private sector offers its specialized industry labs and equipment to the participants of Skill Development Council Islamabad. Participants receive practical training along with academic curriculum as well. M Akram Farid said that thier aim was to identify, develop and arrange vocational, professional and IT training programmes.
President of Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry Saboor Malik said that with the skill and technical training the young generation can start their work and employment and this venture will expand Rawalpindi Chamber as well.
Vice President of FPCCI and In-charge Capital office Sheikh Abdul Waheed while addressing the participants said that the Skill Development Council Islamabad was making concerted efforts to promote technical education which has led to the increase in the rate of technical education.
Former President ICCI and SDC member Board Zahid Maqbool said that Courses introduced in the Oil and Gas sector of the Development Council are in line with modern times and market demand.
Meanwhile, Vice President FPCCI Ijaz Abbasi, former Vice President Karim Aziz Malik, Khurshid Barlas and ICCI’s senior Vice President Tahir Abbasi also addressed the audience and gave them important guidelines.