Thursday, December 8

Delegation of NAVTTC officials calls on the High Commissioner

London, July 03, 2018 (PPI-OT): A delegation of National Vocational and Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC), led by its Executive Director, Zulfiqar Ahmad Cheema, called on H.E. Syed Ibne Abbas, Pakistan High Commissioner to the UK in his office today. The delegation is visiting the UK on the invitation of the British Council. Nishat Riaz MBE, Director Education, British Council Pakistan was accompanying the delegation.

Zulfiqar Ahmad Cheema, the Executive Director briefed the High Commissioner that NAVTTC is making endeavours to strengthen international collaboration to improve and upgrade the quality of technical training in Pakistan. The visit, it was informed, was taking place in this context and the delegation would be holding meetings with relevant UK’s Government Departments and technical training institutes.

Terming the skill development and technical training the gateway to the socio-economic development of the country, the High Commissioner appreciated the collaborative efforts of the NAVTTC and the British Council. He also assured the delegation of all possible assistance of the High Commission and its Consulates in connecting them with appropriate experts and institutes.

Other members of the delegation included Nasir Iqbal Malik COO Punjab TEVTA, Muzaffar Ali Bhutto, MD Sindh TEVTA, and Ms Falahat Imran, President Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Lahore Division).

For more information, contact:
Head of Chancery,
High Commission for Pakistan in United Kingdom
34 – 36 Lowndes Square, London, SW1X 9JN, United Kingdom
Tel: 020-7664-9271
Supervisor, Mr. Shahab-ud-Din,
Fax: 020-7664-9255