Dr. Nasir Khan, the Executive Director of National Vocational & Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC) visited Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR)

Dr. Nasir Khan, the Executive Director of National Vocational & Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC) visited Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR) to inaugurate Hi-tech training under the Prime Minister’s Hunarmand Pakistan Program, today in Islamabad. The Executive Director while addressing the inauguration ceremony asked the head of the institute to ensure high quality training to equip youth with modern techniques. “Employment opportunities will increase many a times if only the quality of training is enhanced and meet the international standards”, he said. At present, training in two courses namely Water Quality Testing Technician and Waste Water Treatment Technician is being imparted in the institute.

He visited the workshops and laboratories of the institute and inquired the trainees and instructors about the quality and standard of training. He advised the students to work hard and focus on the training so that they are in a better position to secure jobs both at local and international market. “If the trainees would want to set up their own businesses after completing their training then the government will extend interest free loans under Prime Minister’s Kamyab Jawan Youth Loan Scheme”, he said.

On this occasion, Chairman of PCRWR Dr. M. Ashraf, Director General NAVTTC, Mr. Naeem Siddiqui and representatives of Korean International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) and industry were also present.