2 nd batch of Pakistani ICT trainers depart for training to China

–17 Pakistani ICT trainers to get one-month training in China sponsored by Huawei
Indentifying the growth and future needs of emerging Information and Communication
Technology (ICT) industry of Pakistan, National Vocational & Technical Training Commission
(NAVTTC) in collaboration with Huawei Technologies Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd has selected 17
vocational experts and teachers from various Vocational & Technical training institutes across
the country to get one month training at Chongqing Industrial Polytechnic College in China.
“Imparting right kind of training is vital to our TVET reform agenda and it is a great opportunity
for NAVTTC to be working with one of the giants of Information & Communications
Technology (ICT) industry for skilling Pakistani youth”. This was said by the Chairman
NAVTTC, Syed Javed Hassan while addressing the departure ceremony of trainers here at
NAVTTC HQs today. We hope that our trainers will utilize this opportunity to the best and learn
from the world’s top experts so that on their return to Pakistan they are better equipped to
disseminate their knowledge and skills to their fellow trainers and students, he stated.
Economic and Commercial Counselor from Chinese embassy, Mr. Wang Zhihua, appreciated the
efforts of NAVTTC for making this venture possible and expressed desire to continue further
collaboration in future. “We are committed to work together with NAVTTC to boost TVET
sector of Pakistan and this training program is a great opportunity for Pakistani teachers to learn
from the knowledge and expertise of Chinese professionals and replicate the same here on their
return”, he said. Deputy CEO of Huawei Pakistan, Mr. Malibing, while addressing the ceremony
said, “Huawei is the leading ICT providers in the world and it is our greatest pleasure to
collaborate with NAVTTC to train Pakistani teachers and support economic and technological of
Pakistan”. Huawei has been engaged in various projects for the last 20 years in Pakistan and is
keen on investing in the education sector of Pakistan through such programs, he added.
Executive Director NAVTTC, Dr. Nasir Khan, appreciated the support of Huawei for skilling
Pakistani teachers and hoped that such welfare training projects will continue in future. He
termed this program as a great opportunity for the young and dynamic teachers who will bring
back latest innovative ICT knowledge for the youth of Pakistan. He advised the teachers to
project the positive image of Pakistan to the people of China through their best behavior and
commitment as the ambassadors of Pakistan.
During their training, the teachers will learn route control, Border Gateway Protocol, multicast,
switching and many other ICT innovations. The course will include Huawei Advanced
Management Course, and the development and management innovation of electronic information
industry in Southwest China. The training will conclude with a theoretical test evaluation and
Huawei HCNA Certification Exam will also be taken. Participants will be awarded the
graduation certificate and Huawei HCNA certification after passing the examinations.