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ISLAMABAD, 21st December, 2021: Advisor to the Prime Minister for overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development, Muhammad Ayub Afridi said that award of right of vote to overseas Pakistanis is accomplishment of another promise made by Prime Minister of Pakistan. He said that it is need of the hour to utilize knowledge, skills and expertise of overseas Pakistanis for betterment of Pakistan.

Addressing a ceremony of signing Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for establishment of CERTIPORT AUTHORIZED TESTING CENTRE (CATC) at newly established F-11 Campus of OPF Girls College Islamabad, the Advisor said that it is really commendable that OPF is doing a magnificent job in providing quality education to the children of overseas Pakistanis and general public throughout Pakistan. He said that the initiative of introducing such IT enabled infrastructure in OPF’s education system is remarkable and it must be expanded to all regions.

Managing Director, OPF briefed the Advisor about the project and stated that in this competitive market, it has been witnessed that certifications give an edge to degree holders when they compete for jobs. In recent years, it has been observed that students during their studies also focus upon these certifications in order to enable themselves to compete in a job market immediately after securing their degrees. Certifications are usually awarded by credible organizations such as Certiport. It is a third-party assessment of one’s skills and knowledge for a given subject. He said that the establishment of CATC will help OPF to market these certifications amongst its students. Children of overseas Pakistanis will be offered discounted rates for certifications.

Earlier, both the organizations signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for establishment of CERTIPORT AUTHORIZED TESTING CENTRE (CATC) at newly established F-11 Campus of Girls College, Islamabad.

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