The Government College University Signs MoU with China Three Gorges University (CTGU), Yichang

The chairperson of GCU Political Science Department Prof Dr Khalid Manzoor Butt, who was representing GCU in the meeting, has signed two agreements and MoU with CTGU, in China On Sunday. Under the Mou signed between the two Universities, 20 students from CTGU will visit GCU for three weeks to study subjects of Pakistan Studies, Pak-China relations and English.

Each Chinese student will pay $180 fee to GCU and every year 6 students from both Universities will visit China and Pakistan for a 5-month duration course and attend joint conferences, training workshops and seminars. This MoU is part of Road and Belt initiative under CPEC project.

The CPEC is worth 54 billion US dollars project under long-term plan to be completed till 2030. The all weather friendship between Pakistan and China has always been a matter of pride for both nations. The CPEC project is named a game changer project. It is targeted at eliminating poverty, un- employment and energy crisis in Pakistan. China has contributed a lot to Information and technology field in Pakistan.

For a developing country like Pakistan, the need of technical education of international standards is need of the time. The CPEC project which is mainly consisted of constructions of new energy reservoirs, Roads, Ports, Institutions and science and technology related departments. The employment opportunities for a large number of engineers, technicians, human resource administrators and many other field related jobs are emerging for Pakistanis.

Therefore, many new educational institutes are currently established and are anticipated to be established in future with the collaboration of the Chinese government. Establishment of a University in Gwadar is also under discussions under CPEC project. There are almost 340 technical training and vocational studies institutions functional in Pakistan and around 400 more are announced to be established under CPEC project.

And here is the list of Accredited TVET Institutes:

  1. National Foundation for Resources Development (NFRD) Rawalpindi
  2. Government College of Technology, Railway Road Lahore
  3. Government College of Technology Girls, Karimabad Karachi
  4. Vocational Training Institute, Al-Hyderi, Karachi
  5. Government Swedish Pakistani College of Technology, Gujrat
  6. Mangla Institute of Technical Education, Mangla Cantt
  7. Ali Polytechnic Institute of Technology, Haripur
  8. Comprehensive Polytechnic Institute, Sargodha
  9. Government College of Technology, Risalpur Road, Nowshera
  10. Government College of Technology Hyderabad
  11. Pak Polytechnic Institute, Chiniot
  12. Government College of Technology, Larkana
  13. Construction Technology Training Institute, Islamabad
  14. Government College of Technology, Mingora Swat
  15. Pak Emirates Polytechnic Institute & Trade Test Training, Rawalpindi
  16. Society for Education and Technology, Lahore
  17. Society for Education and Technology, Lahore
  18. HHRD Skill Development Centre, Rawalpindi
  19. Pakistan Readymade Garments Technical Training Institute, Karachi
  20. Govt. College of Technology Peshawar
  21. Multan Technical Education Centre. Multan Cantt
  22. Ranger Institute of Technical Education (RITE) Rahim Yar Khan
  23. Pakistan Readymade Garments Technical Training Institute, Lahore
  24. PH A - Institute of Knitwear Technology, Karachi
  25. Govt. Technical Training Institute, Mirpur AJK
  26. Computer Hardware & Information Technology
  27. Govt. College of Technology Rawlakot, AJK
  28. DAE Computer & Information Technology
  29. Vocational Training Center (Female) Kotli, AJK
  30. Lahore Institute of Technical Education (LITE), Lahore

 

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