Fifth graduation ceremony for Namwater’s HRDC

Human Resources Development Centre (HRDC) of the NamWater held its fifth graduation ceremony here on Wednesday with about 130 students graduated in seven different artisan fields.

The graduates became artisan in fields including Electrical (general), plumbing and pipe fitting, diesel mechanical and office management.

Speaking at the event, Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Water and Forestry, Anna Shiweda said the government remain firmly committed to provision for education to every Namibian who wishes to study.

Shiweda in addition noted that the government attaches great importance to education particularly vocational training because the future of the country is in the hands of young people.

Our young people must be inevitably, appropriately trained and educated in order to be capacitated to effectively address the challenges facing our country and ensure continuity of quality services, she said.

She urged the graduates that education prepared them to explore and venture in to economic, social and business opportunities that the world has to offer out there.

You need to be innovative and creative in order to tap into and take advantage of the opportunities that exist in the market, Shiweda stated.

She further added that graduated will be now in position to contribute to the economic development of Namibia.

At the same event, Chief Executive Officer, Abraham Nehemia said the graduates should grow through innovation and outperform their competitor's out there.

Nehemia also noted that HRDC got its re-accreditation from Namibia Qualification Authority for the next three years.

Source: Namibia Press Agency