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March 23, 2018

Pakistan government planing to set up two universities for skill development in Punjab

Lahore : Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif presiding over a meeting here on Wednesday discussed measures to promote technical and vocational education and decided to set up two universities of skill development in Punjab.

Addressing the meeting, the chief minister said the youth could be made economically empowered through provision of technical and vocational education and in the current circumstances, the importance of vocational training had increased manifold.

He said: “We will get support for vocational and technical education from every source”. He said two universities would be established for the skill development in Lahore and second in Faisalabad.

He said the CPEC had opened new avenues for technical and vocational education and: “We should fully benefit from these opportunities”. He said cooperation from Chinese province Tianjin would be promoted in vocational and technical education.

Provincial Ministers Rana Mashhood Ahmed Khan, Malik Nadeem Kamran, Sheikh Allauddin, Chairman TEVTA and concerning officials attended the meeting while Chairman P&D participated in the meeting via video link.

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