Centre for Vocational Training Opens in Rakovski Industrial Zone, Part of Thrace Economic Zone
A centre for vocational training called Thrace was opened Tuesday in the Rakovski Industrial Zone, part of the Thrace Economic Zone. The new facility, whose construction is part of the plan for integrated development of the economic zone, will serve the companies working in the zone. The opening took place in the presence of Deputy Prime Minister Tomislav Donchev and Plovdiv Regional Governor Zdravko Dimitrov.
The centre is expected to provide training to more than 600 people annually. It has state-of-the-art equipment and highly qualified trainers, head of the centre Marko Ivanov said. Training will be provided in the area of pneumatics, vacuum technologies, electronics and electrical engineering, electrical engines, industrial controllers, mechatronic systems with medium and high degree of automation, local and remote control of industrial process, among others.
An agreement was also signed between the Thrace Economic Zone, the seven municipalities which support the training centre and six vocational schools in the area.
Speaking to reporters after the opening ceremony, Donchev said that work is underway on an industrial zones bill whose passage is expected to shorten and streamline the procedures for their work.