Ground breaking ceremony of National Skills University Islamabad Muridke Campus

May 21st, 2023
Ground breaking ceremony of National Skills University Islamabad Muridke Campus

Rana Tanveer Hussain, Federal Minister for Education and Professional Training

The groundbreaking ceremony of the Muridke Campus, the first-ever sub-campus of the prestigious National Skills University Islamabad, took place yesterday with the esteemed presence of Honorable Federal Minister for Education and Professional Training, Rana Tanveer Hussain. The event witnessed a large gathering of students, faculty, and notable members of society who came together to celebrate this momentous occasion.

Distinguished guests, including Mr. Ghafoor Ahmed, Director HEC Lahore, Ms. Asifa Maqbool, Director General NAVTTC Lahore, Mr. Muhammad Shahid Iqbal, Joint Secretary Federal Education & Professional Training, Dr. Sarwat N Mirza, Registrar NSU, Mr. Muhammad Ali Walla, Director P&D NSU, Engr. Rana Ahmed Atiq Anwar, Mr. Arshad Wirk, and several other esteemed personalities, graced the event with their presence. The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Dr. Muhammad Mukhtar, took the opportunity to brief the attendees about the progress of the Muridke campus, which was established in record time.

The Muridke Campus aims to provide free training programs in various skill-based disciplines, including Solar PV system Technician, Mobile Phone Repairing, Industrial Electrician, Fashion Design and Dressmaking, and Beautician courses. These offerings are designed to empower the students of Muridke and the surrounding areas by equipping them with the necessary skills to excel in their chosen fields. The Vice Chancellor emphasized the significance of skills education in today's rapidly evolving world, highlighting the importance of vocational training in driving the country's economy.

During the event, the Vice Chancellor acknowledged the invaluable contributions of Mr. Mahmood ul Hasan, Deputy Registrar of NSU, and Dr. Bilawal Rehman, Campus Coordinator, in the establishment of the Muridke Campus. Their dedication and efforts have played a pivotal role in making this campus a reality.

Federal Minister for Education & Professional Training, Rana Tanveer Hussain, underscored the importance of technical education and expressed his commitment to serving the people of Pakistan. Recognizing the economic significance of vocational training, he highlighted how skilled individuals are sought after by both Pakistani and international companies. The Minister emphasized the role of skills education in bolstering the country's economy, ensuring that the people of Muridke have the opportunity to excel and thrive in their chosen fields.

On this auspicious occasion, the Pro Chancellor NSU commended the relentless and tireless service of Vice Chancellor, Prof. Dr. Muhammad Mukhtar, in the field of education and skills development. The dedication and vision of Prof. Mukhtar have been instrumental in the establishment and progress of the Muridke Campus.

The Muridke Campus of National Skills University Islamabad stands as a testament to the commitment of the government in promoting skills education for the betterment of Pakistan. It is an opportunity for the students of Muridke and the surrounding areas to gain valuable hands-on experience and enhance their employability in a competitive job market.

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