Vocational, technical training can prevent jobless youth fall into terrorists’ hands: Cheema

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ISLAMABAD Jan 25 (APP): The best way to prevent frustrated and jobless youth falling prey into hands of terrorists is to impart them vocational and technical training for helping them get blue collar jobs in various sectors of the industry, said NAVTTC Executive Director Zulfikhar Ahmad Cheema at press briefing here Monday. Zulfikhar Cheema, who recently took over as head of the National Vocational and Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC), said 55 per cent of the educated and hardworking youth of the country were a “double edged  weapon” whose potential could be transformed by enhancing their skills in various trades like plumbing, AutoCat, Information Technology, welding , tailoring, cooking, baking and fashion design.