LAHORE, Pakistan: In order to fulfil future needs of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), the Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (TEVTA) Punjab will establish Pakistan’s first ever technical and vocational training university in Punjab in collaboration with Chinese Tianjin University of Technical Education (TUTE).
An agreement for establishing University of Technical and Vocational Education (UTVE) was signed by Chairperson TEVTA Irfan Qaiser Sheikh and President TUTE Liu Xin in Tianjin China during the visit of China, said a spokesman for TEVTA in Lahore on Thursday.
Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif and School Education Minister Rana Mashood were also present on occasion.
According to the agreement, around nine degree courses will be offered at UTVE, including Information Technology, Automobile, Electronics, Mechanical Mechatronics, Management Science, Advanced Chinese Language, Pedagogical Training and 3D Printing Technology.
The agreement stated that TUTE would share its experience for establishing and operation of the new university, including the curricula and discipline set up, development of core courses, curricula development and revision, construction of laboratories and as well as the training of trainers, with the expenses covered by TEVTA.