Managing Director PBM Aon Abbas Buppi and Vice President Business Development ABCTE Iftikhar Qadar exchanging the MoU documents regarding skill development certifications for PBM teachers, in the presence of Federal Minister for Defence Production Zobaida Jalal in Islamabad
Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal (PBM) and American Board for Certification of Teacher Excellence (ABCTE) signs MoU for the capacity building of PBM teachers of Women Empowerment Centres and PBM Schools for rehabilitation of child labour. Managing Director PBM Aon Abbas Buppi and Vice President Business Development ABCTE Iftikhar Qadar Khan signed the MoU in the presence of Federal Minister for Defence Production Zobaida Jalal. Federal Minister Zobaida Jalal in her speech appreciated ABCTE for extending their partnership with PBM focusing poorest of the poor. She said that teacher training certification programme is an internationally recognized degree and will have an everlasting impact on teacher’s abilities. Federal Minister for Defence Production also admired the untiring efforts of PBM’s Managing Director stating that “Under the dynamic & magnanimous leadership of Aon Abbas Buppi, PBM is materializing the vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan for serving the deprived segments of the society”. She also emphasized the significance of public private partnerships towards solving the social issues. Addressing the ceremony, Managing Director said that today’s modern era demands high quality professional skills for which capacity building programmes have been now an integral part of PBM. He was of the view that PBM in collaboration with ABCTE is going to implement the great idea of teaching skill enhancement with contemporary online technology. Appreciating the American Board, Aon Abbas anticipated for their continued technical and innovative support to uplift the living standard of vulnerable populace of the country. Vice President ABCTE Iftikhar Qadar Khan said that we are working with PBM with the aim of providing high quality education by skill development certifications for the teachers. He also expressed his willingness to extend this training programme to the students of PBM as well. Each certification costs $2000 and ABCTE will be donating 2000 certifications to PBM. The cost is covered as a donation by a Pakistani Businessman residing in USA.