Higher Education Permanent secretary Kayula Siame recently toured Mwense and Mansa Training Trade Institutes to check on progress made academically.
During the tours, Ms Siame commended both institutes for the progress made in introducing new courses to cater for different disciplines.
The Permanent Secretary also launched the 2021-2025 strategic plans for the institutes.
She commended them for coming up with their 2022-2025 Strategic Plans quickly, which will help the schools focus on important issues.
Ms Siame further encouraged the two trade institutes to continue introducing income-generating activities to help with the operations of the schools.