Free Chinese Language Course in Punjab Cities by TEVTA Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority. Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (TEVTA) will train 15,000 students in Chinese Language course during one year. It was declared by TEVTA President Irfan Qaiser Sheikh when reviewing the progress of the Chinese course at the TEVTA Secretariat here.
In other cities in Punjab, Chinese classes have started in the cities of Gujrat, Sheikhpura, Okara, Kasur, Sahiwal, Taxila, Sargodha, Layyah, Khanewal, Bahawalpur, Rahim Yar Khan and DG Kan. At present, these classes are operating successfully in Lahore, Gujranwala, Sialkot, Faisalabad, Multan and Rawalpindi. China will send its teachers instructors to teach the Chinese language at Tevta institutes.
These trainers will give Chinese classes to the general public in the main cities of Punjab province and business executives in Lahore. In this regard, a Memorandum of Understanding between Technical Education and the Vocational Training Authority ( Tevta) and Pak -China Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCJCCI) here at the Tevta Secretariat. Chief of Operations Tevta Jawad Ahmed Qureshi and Vice-Chairman PCJCCI Salah-ud-Din signed the MoU.
Tevta Chairperson Irfan Qaiser Sheikh, President Pak-China Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCJCCI) Wang Ziha, Tevta officers Aamer Aziz, Akhtar Abbas Bharwana, Uzma Nadia, Umber Chattha and other officers were also present on this occasion.
According to the details of MoU, Irfan Qaiser Sheikh said that with the establishment of CPEC, Chinese language was mandatory for all our youths and business community. In first phase, master trainers are being invited for limited time period and after that services of Chinese experts will be extended. This initiative will promote technical education and vocational training especially in economic sector across the province of the Punjab.
The president of Tevta said that according to the vision of Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif, we are giving the latest professional training to provide the best workforce in different sectors throughout the province of Punjab.
Tevta will train 12,000 people in these language courses throughout the province of Punjab. In the first phase, this course started in Lahore and has now been launched in major cities. The purpose of initiating this language program in other cities is to make the already qualified skilled workforce in Pakistan more acceptable in the Chinese market. He hoped that Pakistan could attract the Chinese manufacturing sector by developing a skilled workforce for industries around the world.