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PGMA's skills training program helps 8M jobless
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2008 | LABOR AND WELFARE


Roxas City -- An estimated eight million jobless Filipinos have received the job skills training program of the government.

The figure is twice the number of beneficiaries of the training program in the previous 14 years.

This was revealed by President Gloria Macapagal – Arroyo during the opening of the first jobs fair for Muslim Filipinos last September 3 held at the Philippine Trade and Training Center (PTTC) in Pasay City.

She said that the government is spending for the training of more dressmakers, hair-dressers, welders, automotive or auto mechanics, cellphone repairers which are in big demand abroad.

Sponsored by the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) and the Department of Education (DepEd), the jobs fair exclusively for Muslims was attended by graduates of the Arabic Language and Islamic Value Education (ALIVE) of the DepEd. (PIA)

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