Planning and Economic Development Minister Hala el Said discussed with representatives of Workforce Egypt project the necessary steps to establish a platform for sectoral skills councils.
During the meeting, the minister said that the technical education can play a vital role in qualifying youth and enhancing their capabilities.
The minister, meanwhile, said that all State institutions are rallying up efforts to promote the technical education and vocational training.
Such efforts cope with the State's plans to attain a comprehensive and sustainable development, she added.
Workforce Egypt project, which is funded by the US Agency for International Development (USAID), primarily aims to develop necessary skills for competitiveness in the Egyptian labor market, which will help create jobs for youth and build their capabilities.
Source: State Information Service Egypt