|ZASTI AND ZAF SIGN MOU ON PILOT TRAINING|
Speaking during the signing ceremony in Lusaka on behalf of Science, Technology and Vocational Training, Permanent Secretary Simon Miti, Chief TEVET Officer Sarah Kaulule said that the MoU was very important as it would enhance the provision of quality training at ZASTI.
She said it was Governments desire was to provide technical education to the community as a way of empowering the people to acquire wealth.
And ZAF commander Isaac Chisuzi, said that the aviation sector was an important part of every country hence the move by ZAF to form the partnership with ZASTI.
He said this in a speech read on his behalf by Brigadier General Chibomba.
Meanwhile ZASTI board member Robson Misitali said the institute was for a long time not operating the way it was supposed to due to inadequate human resource in flying training.
It was for this reason that it was resolved to join efforts in finding the solution to the problem, Mr Misitali said.
“I now wish to thank the Zambia Air Force most sincerely for responding to our request so favourably and promptly,” he said
Also present at the signing ceremony were representatives from the ministry of Defence and ZASIT staff members.
ZASTI which is under the ministry of Science, Technology and Vocational Training (MSTVT) boost of being the only institute that offers flying in Southern Africa.