As a proactive initiative to strengthen Pakistan’s manpower export industry, Toyota and Pakistan Overseas Employment Promoters Association (POEPA) convened an important meeting at Toyota Secretariat Lahore. The meeting was presided over by Honorable Brigadier R. Mohammad Sajid Khokhar SI(M), Chairperson TEVTA, and influential personalities from both the organizations participated.
Director General Operations Aamir Aziz was among the participants of Toyota’s meeting, while the delegation of POEPA and OEPS included All Pakistan Lion Group Chairman Syed Athar Iqbal, All Pakistan Lion Group Secretary General Faisal Khan and executive members Amjad. Ali, Saad Salman, and others were involved. and Aamir Aziz, General Manager of Mansol Manpower Solutions.
The collaborative session mainly focused on strategies for scaling up the training programs offered by TEVTA and the manifold needs of Overseas Employment Promoters (OEPs) in anticipation of the upcoming demand for skilled workers in the international job market. .
During the meeting, the participants had constructive discussions and exchanged valuable insights on various aspects, such as:
Enhancing Skill Training: TEVTA, known for its technical and vocational education and training programmes, is keen to align its curriculum with the changing demands of the international labor market. Discussions revolved around tailoring training modules to ensure Pakistani workers are equipped. Highly relevant skills and certifications, making them more competitive abroad.
Manpower Demand Forecasting: Emphasizes the need to stay ahead of the curve in identifying global labor market trends and demands. Understanding specific industries and skills in demand will allow Pakistan to proactively develop its workforce, ensuring overseas job placement.
Enhancing Remittances: This cooperation aims to significantly contribute to Pakistan’s remittances through manpower exports. By equipping workers with the right skills and facilitating smooth overseas placements, the initiative aims to increase foreign income flows.
Improving the welfare of workers: Apart from increasing the export of manpower, the meeting discussed the welfare of Pakistani workers living abroad. Adequate support.
The joint meeting was marked by the spirit of cooperation and shared objectives to elevate Pakistan’s position in the international labor market. The collaboration between TEVTA and POEPA is indicative of a promising partnership that strives to facilitate, enhance and enhance the employment of workers. economy of the country.
Both TEVTA and POEPA pledged to continue these joint efforts with a shared vision of empowering Pakistani workers and enhancing their contribution to the country’s development.
The joint meeting marks a promising step towards a brighter future for Pakistan’s workforce and a stronger position in the international labor market.