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Iran draws on Samsung expertise to achieve high-tech boost

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along with the Irania is training several experts to achieve state-of-art technologies, a national daily reported on Saturday.

has set up an engineering academy in and some 7,200 youth have been trained at the centre of which 1,400 have entered the job market after receiving a certificate of skill from Samsung, Xinhua cited Financial Tribune as saying.

The company will also convene the third Iranian Electrical Technicians Olympiad in collaboration with Technical and Vocational Training Organization (TVTO) from December 15-22.

The competition would focus on the repair of cellphones, tablets, home appliances, air-conditioning units and multimedia devices.

According to the report, the South Korean electronics company's local sales manager said that "the event seeks to introduce skilled Iranian technicians to employers."

Close to 1,700 people participated in the previous round of the competition in January 2016.

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First Published: Sun, December 03 2017. 03:36 IST
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