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Namport, NTA ink practical internship agreement

Namport, NTA ink practical internship agreement

Namibia Ports Authority (Namport) and the Namibian Training Authority signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA )which will ensure that locals who receive training from NTA can be placed for attachment to Namport for practical exposure in fields that are business related to Namport.

Bisey /Uirab, Chief Executive Officer of Namport indicated that as a medium player in the transport and logistic sector they need to ensure that skills are sharpened at all levels hence the importance of such partnerships with the Training Authority.

“Thank you to NTA and its management for reviving practices where entities such as Namport can reap from those trained at the institution,” he added.

Meanwhile, Jerry Beukes, Chief Executive Officer of NTA said that this agreement aims at supporting current efforts of the Ministry of Higher Education, Training and Innovation and for the NTA to establish a viable and sustainable well integrated policy of its VET.

“The signing of this agreement will yield tremendous results for both Namport and the NTA,” he said.

As an institution Namport over the few years has embarked on developing its own human resource in different specialized in fields such as Marine Law, Marine Engineering and Piloting.


 

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