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Education cooperation programme for locals in Mann Oilfield resumes

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Education programmes, conducted by MPRL E&P in partnership with the Myanmar Oil and Gas Enterprises for young people in the Mann Oilfield, resumed in November 2021 after a period of suspension since April 2020 due to COVID-19.
Under the scholarship programme of MPRL E&P for the 2021-2022 academic year, local youth from the villages near the Mann Oilfield was invited to attend the one-year training course at No (5) Industrial Training Centre in Magway, and 31 candidates took the entrance exam. Of them, five men were chosen for Automobile Maintenance Course and two women for CAD/CAM Course. MPRL E&P provided a total of K4,050,000 for them under the CSR programme.
In addition, five local young people were awarded scholarships worth more than K6 million for the two-month course in Pharmacology and Healthcare which will be conducted in Minbu and Ayeyawady Training School in Yangon. The selected candidates have been attending the course since 27 December 2021, and arrangements are made to provide them with job opportunities.
In the 2020-2021 Financial year, the MPRL E&P provided scholarships to three young women to attend the courses in Pharmacology and Healthcare and created job opportunities for them. MPRL E&P is also working together with the Agriculture Institute (Pwintphyu) for education programmes and plans are underway to provide scholarships to Mann Oilfield local youths. — MNA

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