Panama Announces $8 Million Training Center

The government will put in place a training center to address the lack of qualified labor in the country.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Such initiative will be executed by the National Training Institute for Human Development and the Panama Pacifico Agency (APP).

Olmedo Alfaro, manager of APP, expressed his concern over the “lack of technical staff, capable of supplying the needs of transnational companies located in this economic area”.

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