ISLAMABAD (PPI) - The government of Japan and the government of Republic of Korea have decided to co-finance Rs 10 million to the government of Pakistan to arrange a vocational training program for crises-affected people in the Malakand Division. The ceremony was organized by the Ministry of Communications of Pakistan; the vocational training offers three courses (Plumber/Pipe fitter, steel fixer, and Operator Heavy Machinery) for 110 people from Malakand Division. Chihiro Atsumi, Ambassador of Japan to Pakistan, Shin Un, Ambassador of Republic of Korea to Pakistan and Sharif Ahmed, Secretary of Ministry of Communications, attended the opening ceremony. At the opening ceremony, the Ambassador of Japan first expressed his deep condolence to those who suffered from the recent floods and his hope for early recovery. The Japanese Ambassador also hoped that the Malakand Division would be further secured and rebuilt as soon as possible. Since a large number of people from Malakand were displaced from crises effected area, the recounstruction and the rehabilitation of the Malakand Division remain the great challenge. This training course is expected to help achieve these objectives. Atsumi assured that the Government of Japan would continue to assist the reconstruction and rehabilitation in the Malakand.