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Pak garment institute in Lahore to be operational soon
Jul '16
Pakistan's Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (TEVTA) has finalised all necessary arrangements for the establishment of the Garment Institute at the Government Institute of Emerging Technologies Township in Lahore.

Turkish Cooperation and Co-ordination Agency (TIKA) is providing technical assistance with the latest machinery and equipment for successful launch of the Garment courses.

TEVTA Chairperson Irfan Qaiser Sheikh said that TIKA will provide machinery/equipment for Garments, Wet and Dry processes labs during the month while waste water treatment plant will be set up by TEVTA.

Garment related courses including Industrial Stitching Machine Operator, Denim Washing Expert and Denim Dry Finishing Expert short courses will be offered after finalisation of arrangements. A total of 1500 students will be trained in these courses annually. Sheikh also said that after installation of machinery/equipment, TEVTA would be able to provide training of garments sector on international standards in Lahore and fulfil the demand of skilled manpower and contribution towards export in the said sector.

The TEVTA chief thanked the Turkish Government for providing state-of-the-art machinery/equipment for the said Garment Institute.

“This institute will further strengthen the cooperation between Pakistan and Turkey. Turkish experts will also train our Master Trainer in Turkey and Pakistan. The international level training imparted by Turkish Master to TEVTA Trainers will ultimately beneficial for our youth,” he said. (SH)

Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India

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