The President has this morning inaugurated the Maldives Institute of Vocational Education and Training. The Institute was inaugurated with the unveiling of the name board of the Institute by President Nasheed.

Speaking at the ceremony, the President said that the objective of this institute was to give a second opportunity to those students who do not do so well academically. He further stressed the importance of such vocational institutions to keep the youth engaged in productive activities.
President Nasheed also said that the government’s aim was to train 5000 youths and operate such training institutions in other islands as well.