ISLAMABAD - Chairman National Vocational and Technical Training Commission (NAVTTEC) Mumtaz Akhtar Kahloon has said that Korean government has pledged to provide Rs 20 billion to establish Information Technology (IT) centre in the country.

Talking exclusively with Online here on Saturday, Mumtaz Akhtar said that China, Organization of Islamic Countries (OIC) and Islamic Bank have promised to provide financial assistance to Pakistan for promotion of technical education in the country.

He said a local NGO Akhuwat foundation has also signed an agreement with NAVTTEC and under this agreement Akhuwat foundation would provide fifty thousand rupees to those students who have completed their technical education.

He said that with this assistance these students would be able to start their business in their relevant field of study.

Chairman NAVTTEC said during last six years curricula of different technical courses have been revised while another new eight curricula have been prepared to provide technical education to youth in the country and to make them skilled.

He said that all these curricula are prepared according to international educational standards therefore these courses are acknowledged globally.

Kahloon said that administration has constituted five members committees at Tehsil levels to supervise the business of technical centers which have been established at local levels and providing technical education to people in remote areas of the country.

He said these committees are also responsible to ensure transparency in the progress of these local technical centers.

Mumtaz Akhtar Kahloon further stated that data preparation of student who has passed their education is under progress and soon this process would be finalized.