“Pakistan and China have a strong need for cooperation in the field of vocational education. A lot of progress has been made, and this is just the beginning,” said Syed Javed Hassan, Chairman of the National Vocational and Technical Training Commission.
He told China Economic Net (CEN) in an interview that China has provided hundreds of Pakistani schools with vocational training and technical equipment worth around 500 million rupees. About 200 Pakistanis have received scholarships for short-term training at Chinese vocational institutions.
The training of trainers is equally important. “It’s not just a matter of having classrooms and equipment, but having the right kind of trainers is also very important,” Syed Hassan told CEN. Pakistan and sending trainers to China for training.
“About 20 Pakistani students come here to study every year,” said Mr. Wen Yongming, Vice President of Bailie Vocational College, one of Tang International Education Group’s partners. The college cooperated with Agricultural University, Faisalabad on modern agricultural technology training programs with mutually agreed plans, courses and credits.