Western students attend employment exposure program

Minister for Employment Parveen Kumar with school students from the Western Division at the launch of the school employment exposure program in Lautoka. Picture: REINAL CHAND

STUDENTS from the Western Division are in Lautoka today for the School Employment Exposure Program.

The event has been organised in collaboration with the Education Ministry, Fiji Commerce and Employers Federation and the International Labour Organisation (ILO).

Minister for Employment Parveen Kumar officiated at the event.

“We all have to have a plan and for you here, your plan will start today,” Mr Kumar said.

He said the first-ever pilot employment exposure program in Suva last November.

“I had also requested my team to have this program launched in the west so youths to take advantage of this program.”

He said the program was designed to spearhead the transition of students from school into the workforce.

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