Institute turned over to government [Archives:2003/695/Local News]

December 18 2003

National Institute for Technicians and Trainers in the Directorate of Dar Sa'ad, Governorate of Aden, was turned over to the Ministry of Technical Education and Vocational Training on Wednesday, 3 December.
Directors of Technical and Vocational Training Centers and Institutes along with Dr. Ali Mansour Al-Saffah, Minister of Technical Education and Vocational Training, Dr. Yahya Al-Shoaibi, Governor of the Governorate of Aden, Mr. Frank Mann, German Ambassador to Yemen, and a number of German experts attended the ceremony.
The Minister and German Ambassador exchanged remarks complimenting the role of the project in training the Yemeni trainers and cadres in the various fields required by the labor market.
They indicated that the project represented a fruit of strong relations between Yemen and Germany in the field of technical education and vocational training emphasizing on the importance of its continuity by offering short courses sponsored by the Yemeni-German project supporting small businesses.
It is noteworthy to mention that the agreement for the project was first signed in 1993, and inaugurated by President Ali Abdullah Saleh, in November 1995.
The Yemeni government contributed in building internal roads, faculty housing, and training facilities for the project at a cost of YR 150 million.
The German government, on the other hand, contributed with nearly DM 30 million during the three stages of the project where it restored the building, purchased equipment, and trained staff.