ISLAMABAD: Australian Deputy High Commissioner Dave Preston Thursday met NAVTTC's Executive Director Zulfiqar Ahmed Cheema and discussed cooperation in vocational training between Pakistan and Australia.
Secretary Development Hannah Bricks and National Vocational and Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC) officials also attended the meeting, a news release said.
Cheema briefed the developments made by NAVTTC, Technical expertise, new trends, training of instructors, upgradation of institutions and establishment of centers of excellence came under discussion.
Australian Deputy High Commissioner Dave Preston highly appreciated the initiative of NAVTTC for increasing the number of trainees to 10,000 for the Phase IV.
Strengthening the TVET sector of Pakistan was crucial to its social and economic development, he added.
The Australian delegation extended cooperation to boost TVET sector Pakistan and agreed to soon sign a Memorandum of Understanding to increase mutual cooperation between the two countries in this regard.