GWADAR: A big achievement Oct 1 (Gwadar Pro), the construction of China Aid Technical & Vocational Institute of Gwadar Port Project has been completed on October 1.
The China-aid Institute is a key project under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). The completion ceremony indicates that the project is to be handed over shortly to Gwadar Port Authority for operation so as to achieve the expend function.
Mr Nong Rong further mentioned that the future of Gwadar relies on human resources and he believes that it would play a very important role in accelerating Gwadar’s development. “The institute can accommodate 360 tainees at one time for at least 1,000 people every year,” he said.
Addressing the ceremony, Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Nong Rong noted that the completion of the Institute marks a great milestone of CPEC and it’s also a long expected project for Gwadar people. “During the construction, it provided more than 1,000 jobs for local people,” he added.
Zhang Baozhong, Chairman of China Overseas Port Holding Company (COPHC), Pointed out that the Vocational training institute was completed ahead of time despite the COVID-19 pandemic. Also, he informed that New Gwadar International Airport (NGIA) and Gwadar Pak-China Friendship Hospital are under construction and workers are working day and night to make sure they will be completed on Time.
On the occasion, Naseer Khan Kashani, Chairman of Gwadar Port Authority (GPA), extended his gratitude to relevant parties that made contributions to the constructions of the institute. He opined that he believes a bright future lies ahead for Gwadar.
China is also providing a large number of Scholarships to Pakistani students, and many Pakistanis are currently studying in China. Both Countries have also established links in Science, technology and education.