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Meezan Bank successfully completes its Community Development CSR initiative to support Sindh’s first TVET (Technical and Vocational Education and Training) project

May 24th, 2017

Meezan Bank has recently announced the successful completion of its community development CSR initiative launched in 2016 in partnership with Deutsche Company for International Cooperation – GIZ as a part of TVET (Technical and Vocational Education and Training) Reform support for Pakistan. Meezan Bank entered into a partnership withGIZ and Vocational Training Institute for Women (VTIW) –Bufferzone, Karachi, to design and  sponsor a one-year program to support the TVET project launched for the first time in Sindh.

The program focused exclusively on equipping young females from the under-privileged sections of the society with skills that would enable them to get employment in the corporate world. Through this initiative, Meezan Bank shortlisted eight female candidates and sponsored a one-year training program comprising of 6-month classroom training at the partner institute and 6-months on-job training comprising of rigorous branch banking training as well as placement at various Head Office departments of the Bank.