Local labourers benefit from skills transfer programme

Left to right: Botlogile Tshireletso, Mokgweetsi Masisi and ZhuQiang Zheng touring stalls during Itlhokotse Development Expo competitions 2015. PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
Left to right: Botlogile Tshireletso, Mokgweetsi Masisi and ZhuQiang Zheng touring stalls during Itlhokotse Development Expo competitions 2015. PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

More than 1,000 local semi-skilled and unskilled labourers have benefited from the annual artisan development expo competition since its inception in 2011, Vice President Mokgweetsi Masisi has revealed.

The Expo competition is called “Itlhokotse Skills Transfer Programme”. Masisi said the initiative gives hope that a new way of doing business is emerging within the construction industry. 

“I anticipate that other companies will follow suite and initiate similar programmes,” he said.

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