GBT Youth Development Program
CODE in collaboration with Marafie Foundation successfully
conducted the graduation ceremony of students in the Gilgit Baltistan Youth
Development Project on 4th of March. The event also marked the
inauguration of the radical move to establish incubation center in Gilgit
Students in this project were graduates with an IT
background, selected through a rigorous process and trained for two months in
several IT courses. The project is exceptional for the fact that it focused on
enabling these individuals to become self-sustainable.
The chief guest Mr. Zulfiqar Ahmad Cheema, the executive
director of National Vocational & Technical Training Commission appreciated
the efforts of the supporting organizations. The event was attended by several
accomplished industry professionals particularly by heads of USAID, UNDP, PPAF
from the international non-profit organizations, leading professionals of PTCL
and Zong from the telecom sector and heads of IT department from GIKI and NUML
from the education sector.