MOL Pakistan Oil and Gas Company B.V has launched an apprenticeship program for the youth of their operational areas, with a focus on District Hangu for the year 2020/21.
Through this program 20 individuals, fresh university graduates and technical diploma holders with minimum years of experience will be provided with on-the-job learning and development opportunities along with appropriate remuneration.
The program will help provide focused and skill-based training to the locals of the area to grow further in their fields. The selection shall be based on technical and non-technical fields purely on merit basis through pre-defined criteria as per the company policy. The selection will be on merit basis only.
It is a step in a new direction, providing an innovative approach in developing practical solutions for the betterment of the local communities.
MOL Pakistan has been actively involved in the improvement of the standard of living of communities affected by its operations, providing economic advancement in the area through numerous initiatives.
At the occasion, the Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Energy Petroleum Division, Khial Zaman, said,
I am very happy that MOL Pakistan is providing an opportunity for our local youth. This is indeed the best way to ensure appropriate training, improving the economic situation and creating better opportunities for our people.
The Regional Vice President Middle East, Africa and Pakistan, Ali Murtaza Abbas also commented,
MOL Group has always ensured the uplift of its communities in areas that it operates in. We are very happy to announce this apprenticeship program and hope that it provides further skills to our youth and enabling them to secure a better future for themselves. This is an innovative approach being used for the first time by the company and we see it as a continuous effort for the future betterment of the local communities.