Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab on Thursday reviewed the strategy adopted by the Ministry of Technical Education and Training in a meeting with Minister of Technical Education Mohamed Yousef.
During the meeting, Yousef said the technical and vocational education in Egypt requires more support to meet the needs of the labor market.
Increasing the number of technical schools, and developing infrastructure and equipment in some schools and training centers are urgently needed for the advancement of technical education and training in Egypt, the minister said.
Technical education strategy is aimed to bring an added value to the state, Yousef said, pointing out that the ministry's strategy seeks to meet the local and global markets' needs of technicians and vocational workers.
Mahlab, for his part, directed to study the establishment of a trade union for technicians and technologists.