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China, Pakistan start joint technical education program

50 TEVTA students will study in China in first phase: Chairperson Ali Salman Sidique

05:19 PM | 8 Dec, 2021
China, Pakistan start joint technical education program

LAHORE – Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (TEVTA) in collaboration with TANG Chinese International Education Group and Zalmi foundation to start a joint technical education program for its Diploma of Associate Engineering (DAE) TEVTA students.

In this regard a ceremony was held at TEVTA Secretariat here on Wednesday which was attended by Chairperson TEVTA Ali Salman Siddique where as CEO Tang Pakistan Song Jianying, President Shenzhen Institute of IT Wang Hui, President Guangzhou College Zhao Pengfei attended ceremony online.

While addressing on occasion, Chairperson Ali Salman explained the details of program and said that this collaboration between  

TEVTA, TANG Chinese International Education Group and Zalmi foundation will start a three years Dual Diploma program where students will study two years in TEVTA colleges and 1 year in China's vocational or technical college.

He said that initally this diploma will be started in two colleges including GCT Taxila and GCT Allama Iqbal Town Lahore. However, the students studying at GCT Taxila will pursue their studies in Advanced Construction Technology at Guangdong Institute of Architecture and Construction Engineering China, and students of GCT Alla Iqbal town will continue their education in Software Technology at Shenzhen Institute of IT China.

Chairperson TEVTA added that this collaboration will be helpful for TEVTA in development and supply of Technical manpower for CPEC, International Exposure for Students on demand driven major technologies/trades, as these trades are selected by considering the growth rate in Pakistan, foreign qualification achievement, better international employment & placement opportunities for students, capacity building of Technical HR in form of Training of Trainers (Teachers) on latest methods & equipment, teaching facilities up-gradation including smart teaching and learning system through Simulation software.

Talking about China Pakistan friendship, Ali Salman added that Pakistan enjoys a Great, Iron Clad Relationship with China   & would expand this Relationship in other Technologies for enhancing the Skill Sector of Pakistan.


Pakistani rupee rate against US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal - Check 14 April forex rates

Pakistani currency remains unchanged against US dollar and other currencies in open market on April 14, 2024.

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

On Sunday, the US dollar was being quoted at 277.5 for buying and 280.5 for selling.

Euro was quoted at 299.95 for buying and 302.9 for selling while British Pound stands at 349.5 for buying, and 353 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.45 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 14 April 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 08:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.5 280.5
Euro EUR 299.95 302.9
UK Pound Sterling GBP 349.5 353
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.45
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 182.7 184.5
Bahrain Dinar BHD 739.38 747.38
Canadian Dollar CAD 204 206.2
China Yuan CNY 38.45 38.85
Danish Krone DKK 40.45 40.85
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.57 35.92
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.91 912.91
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.92 59.52
New Zealand Dollar NZD 167.63 169.63
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.38 25.68
Omani Riyal OMR 722.1 730.1
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.35 77.05
Singapore Dollar SGD 206 208
Swedish Korona SEK 25.72 26.02
Swiss Franc CHF 307.11 309.61
Thai Bhat THB 7.61 7.76


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