The opening of the Pak-China Tactical Vocational Institute in Gwadar on Friday marked the completion of Pakistan’s first China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project. Through a video link, Chinese Ambassador Nong Rong was present at the opening ceremony.
On the occasion, the Chinese Ambassador remarked that the institute represents seventy years of friendship between Pakistan and China, and that the project was completed in just 20 months at a cost of Rs10 million.
Ambassador Rong emphasized how the Pak-China Vocational Institute has cutting-edge technology and machinery to provide the best technical education and skills to Balochistan’s young, particularly those in Gwadar.
He went on to say that students of the Pak-China Institute would receive not just free housing but also scholarships. Chairman of China Overseas Port Holding Company, Zhang Baosheng, said the institute is an exceptional institution not only for Gwadar but for the entire region, and would play a vital role in the region’s creative growth.
He went on to say that the institute’s development would help secure good jobs for the region’s talented youth by providing vocational training.
“Technical institutes play a significant role in industrial development, and trained young have excellent work chances in Gwadar Port, the Free Zone Industry, and other CPEC projects,” Baosheng remarked.