|Subject: LUSA: Lisbon spends euros 3.5mn on
vocational skills teaching
East Timor: Lisbon spends euros 3.5mn on vocational skills teaching
Dili, Dec. 15 (Lusa) - Portugal has invested euros 3.5 million in East Timor's CNEP professional training center since 2001 and has trained over 300 tradesmen during this period.
Speaking to Lusa Wednesday after a visit to Timor, Alexandre Rosa, vice-chairman of CNEP's Portuguese counterpart, IEFP, said his organization aimed to continue its assistance to the new nation.
Upcoming projects at CNEP, whose instructors are Portuguese and Timorese, are the building of a new refectory to give the center facilities to teach catering skills and construction of hostels to accommodate up to 90 students.