Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (TEVTA) in collaboration with TANG Chinese International Education Group and Zalmi foundation to start a joint technical education programme for its Diploma of Associate Engineering (DAE) TEVTA students.
In this regard, a ceremony was held at TEVTA Secretariat here on Wednesday which was attended by TEVTA Chairperson Ali Salman Siddique, Tang Pakistan CEO Song Jianying and others who attended the ceremony online.
While addressing on occasion, Salman explained the details of the programme and said that this collaboration between TEVTA, TANG Chinese International Education Group and Zalmi Foundation will start a three years Dual Diploma program where students will study two years in TEVTA colleges and 1 year in China’s vocational or technical college.
He said that initially this diploma will be started in two colleges including GCT Taxila and GCT Allama Iqbal Town Lahore.
However, the students studying at GCT Taxila will pursue their studies in Advanced Construction Technology at Guangdong Institute of Architecture and Construction Engineering China, and students of GCT Alla Iqbal town will continue their education in Software Technology at Shenzhen Institute of IT China.
TEVTA chairperson added that this collaboration will be helpful for the institute in the development and supply of technical manpower for CPEC, International Exposure for Students on demand-driven major technologies.
Published in The Express Tribune, December 9th, 2021.