|Ethnic minorities youth are in the practical period in a vocational training centre. HCM City will conduct a project for giving vocational training to ethnic minorities in the 2016-20 period. – Photo baotintuc.vn |Viet Nam News
HCM CITY – The HCM City People’s Committee today decided to implement a VNĐ67.86-billion (US$3 million) project for giving vocational training to ethnic minorities in the 2016-20 period.
The project aims to provide vocational training, create jobs, reduce poverty and improve the quality of life of ethnic minorities in the city.
About 11,700 people of working age from ethnic minority communities would be trained.
After the training, based on their wishes and capacity, the project will introduce the people to suitable enterprises.
Statistics of the People’s Committee showed that the city had 51 ethnic minority groups, comprising more than 462,000 people, making up 6.4 per cent of the city’s total population.
About 280,000 of them are of working age. — VNS