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Vocational training in the marine sector

May 26, 2010 11:04:25 AM - itnnews.lk

President Rajapaksa has drawn his attention to formulating a streamlined programme to provide vocational training in the marine sector.

The purpose is to encourage the youth to take to new vocations in high earning sectors. It is also the desire to ensure a high professional recognition to Sri Lankan youth in the international sphere. The President has issued relevant instructions for the implementation of the programme with the support of the Ministries of Fisheries and Youth Affairs, the Marine University, the Ports Authority, the Shipping Corporation and the private sector engaged in shipping activities.