National Vocational and Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC) in collaboration with United Nation High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) conducted a “tool kit” distribution ceremony among recently passing out trainees of “Fashion Designing and beautician Course” in “Women Welfare and Development Center” Islamabad.
This ceremony was attended by Chief Guest of the ceremony Syed Javed Hassan, Chairman NAVTTC, Mr. Naeem Siddiqui, Director General NAVTTC, Mr. Iain Hall, UNHCR Deputy Representative for Pakistan and Mr. Rana Yousaf, Deputy Secretary Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training along with huge number of other guests.
Speaking on the occasion Syed Javed Hassan appreciated the UNHCR program for Afghan Refugees. He also highly praised the technical training being given in the said institute and anticipated that UNHCR will extend its cooperation for such programs in the coming future as well. Alongside with this he also committed to provide further such trainings to empower women of Pakistan in becoming self-reliant and securing a reputable position in the society.
Mr. Iain Hall acknowledged the support provided by NAVTTC to this program, he also appreciated the high standard of training given by the institute and stated that these refugees will get a reputable earning through this course after their return to their homeland.
Under the auspices of UNHCR through this program total of 1800 Afghani and Pakistani trainees were given 06 months free training in 18 districts all over Pakistan. The training provided under this program was based on 80% practical and 20% theoretical course.
At the end of the ceremony “tool kits” were distributed among the successful female trainees.