By Biruk Kassahun
Hawassa Polytechnic College (HPTC) in Ethiopia and The Kisumu National Polytechnic (TKNP) in Kenya have signed cooperation agreement to facilitate regional exchange of student and staff under Textile and Garment priority areas. The two parties also held discussions on how to facilitate staff and student exchange, develop bilaterally agreed programmes and share research. The cooperation agreement was facilitated by the EASTRIP National Project Coordinators from Ethiopia and Kenya.
The Cooperation agreement was signed by the Dean of Hawassa Polytechnic College, Mr. Esayas Guta and the Principal of The Kisumu National Polytechnic College, Ms. Catherine Kelonye. It was witnessed by the Chief Administrative Secretary, Ministry of Education in Kenya, H.E. Hassan Noor Hassan, Council Members and PIU representatives, National Project Coordinators and HPTC Management. The team also paid a visit to Hawassa Industrial Park.
The Writer is an M&E Specialist at Hawassa Polytechnic