Kuala Lampur, July 9 -- Technical Education and Vocational Training (TVET) will be the main driver or "game changer" to spur human capital development for the country, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today.

The prime minister said TVET will ensure that local youths and graduates will have the necessary skills that are much in demand within the country's main industries.

"TVET will be the main driver or game changer in the government's effort to produce highly talented local talent.

"TVET has an important role in helping our efforts to become a developed nation of equal status with other developed countries. It is not too much for TVET to be regarded as the key to the country's future development.

"That is why the government emphasises TVET...