LAHORE  - The World Bank Mission held a meeting with Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (TEVTA) management on Wednesday at Tevta Secretariat.

The five member World Bank Mission comprised Ms Scherezad Joya Monami, Muqaddisa Mehreen, Ayesha Khan, Patricia Tibbetts and Usman attended the meeting.

During the meeting, the team members said they would identify possible areas of intervention to support vocational training being offered at Tevta institutes across Punjab. For this purpose, the team said the mission would visit Tevta institutes in Gujranwala and Sialkot. They explained that industry-institute linkage, teachers training and placement of pass-outs are the important areas to consider for finalising the projects.  Addressing the meeting, Tevta Chief Operating Officer Jawad Ahmad Qureshi gave detailed presentation to the team. He briefed them about the present technical education and vocational training being offered in Punjab and he said the WB may provide financial assistance for training centers, staff and establishment of new institutes to improve access and quality of the said education.