SAHIWAL: The provincial minister for energy Dr Muhammad Akhtar Malik inaugurated the Huaneng Ruyi Technical Training School (HRTTS) developed by China’s power plant company — Huaneng Shandon Ruyi (Pakistan) Energy Limited in Qadirabad. The Chairman of the Chinese company Mr Li Shuqing and Punjab Agriculture Minister Malik Nouman Langrial were also present on the occasion.
The institute was established by the Chinese company with its own financial resources to improve the technical skills of the youth. The project cost the company Rs250 million and would enrol 53 internees in the first batch for a six-week course. The internees are from University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, the University of Punjab, Lahore, NUST, Comsats University and the NFC, Multan.
The company had signed an agreement with the PML-N Punjab Government, where it would invest two per cent of its net profit in the development projects of the province, said CEO of the company Song Taiji. The institute will help develop skilful youth who would provide skilled labour to the Chinese company in future.
The training program includes mechanical, electrical, chemical water treatment, coal technology and safety training.
“The HRTTS management is in the process of getting registration from Tevta for the vocational courses. It will offer the Chinese language course (three months) and welder course (six months),” he said.
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