NA unanimously passes Apprenticeship Bill, 2017

ISLAMABAD: National Assembly on Thursday unanimously passed a bill to make provisions for promoting, developing and regulating systematic apprenticeship programmes in the establishments for securing certain minimum standards of skill (The Apprenticeship bill, 2017).

Minister of State for Higher Education and Professional Training Engr Mohammad Baligh ur Rehman moved the bill in National Assembly.

According to a statement of objects and reasons, the government encourages to developing, promoting and regulating systematic apprenticeship program in the industry to secure certain minimum standards of skill and vocational training facilities in various fields.

The Federal Education and Professional Training have proposed a draft the apprenticeship Bill, 2017.