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PNG to register GTTI as national apprenticeship centre
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Aug '17
The Papua New Guinea (PNG) government is working to register the Garment and Textile Training Institute (GTTI) as a national apprenticeship and trade testing centre to boost the textile industry in the country. This is part of the government’s commitment to create an environment conducive to the development of small and medium enterprises (SME).

This was recently announced by department of national planning and monitoring representative Betty Nime, according to PNG media reports. She said the government had already started building business capacity trainings in garments and textile sector.

Since its establishment in 2002, more than 3,000 participants have graduated from the government-run GTTI, earlier called Women Textile Training Centre, under the SME Corporation. The institute has been training men and women in tailoring and textile-related skills. (DS)

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