Merge all State-run vocational training institutions: President

Wednesday, 26th of April 2023

President Ranil Wickremesinghe, this week, proposed to merge all State-run vocational training institutions and increase training sessions. Addressing higher education officials, the President suggested merging of the Vocational Training Authority (VTA) and National Apprentice and Industrial Training Authority (NAITA) and joining with the National Youth Council. He highlighted the need to increase training hours by conducting two training sessions per day and immediately release trained youth according to the market demand. -NF