Qatari ambassador hopes maximum people will get jobs from Pakistan for 2022 FIFA World Cup
Qatar has approached Pakistan for around 100,000 Pakistani skilled workers to construct the infrastructure of the upcoming FIFA 2022 World Cup.
Qatar government through their soft visa policy has recently begun granting visit and visas to the Pakistani nationals.
Qatar’s Ambassador to Pakistan, Saqar Bin Mubarik in a meeting with the Executive Director National Vocational and Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC) Zulfiqar Ahmad Cheema said that his country would require more than 0.1 million Pakistani skilled workers for development and construction work underway in connection with FIFA Football World Cup 2022.
In the meeting, both the officials aimed to enhance cooperation in the field of Technical and Vocational training between the two countries in which the Executive Director NAVTTC briefed the Ambassador of Qatar regarding the progress of TVET sector in Pakistan.
Executive Director NAVTTC Zulfiqar Ahmad Cheema said that the focus of the government in recent years has been on the improvement of the quality of training in TVET Sector of Pakistan.
Zulfiqar Ahmad Cheema further said that the standards of technical education have been brought at par with the international standards and Pakistani Skilled workforce can cater to the needs of any country.
The Ambassador of Qatar Saqar Bin Mubarik, appreciated the efforts of transforming the skill development sector of Pakistan on modern lines.
While praising the Pakistani skilled workers he further added that labour from Pakistan is very hardworking and has played a pivotal role in the completion of many development related projects in Qatar in the past. We will continue cooperation with NAVTTC look for the opportunity of continuous provision of skilled manpower from Pakistan to Qatar, he added.
At the end of the meeting, Zulfiqar Ahmad Cheema thanked the Ambassador and assured him that Pakistan will continue its efforts to provide the skilled workforce for all the required sectors in Qatar.
In order to provide skilled workers to Qatar, all the arrangements have been made for training the workers at the vocational training institutes of the government situated in Gujranwala, Sheikhupura and Lahore.
According to the Fédération Internationale de Football Association schedule, 2022 Football world cup will be organized in Doha, Qatar.