His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on Monday received Director-General of the Public Authority for Applied Education and Training (PAAET) Dr. Ahmad Al-Athari. His Highness the Crown Prince also received PAAET's Deputy Director-General for Training Affairs Hajraf Falah Al-Hajraf, and the coordinator of the first technical educational and training conference, Usama Saleh Al-Duaij. The two PAAET's officials informed His Highness the Crown Prince about the authority new strategy aimed at training students on most up-to-date scientific techniques in the sector. His Highness Sheikh Nawaf praised directors of this vital sector, affirming necessity of upgrading vocational and technical education to secure graduates with specialties most in demand in the labor market and capable to contribute to the full-scale national development. Human resources constitute the basis of the national economic development scheme, His Highness the Crown Prince said. The meeting was attended by Undersecretary of His Highness the Crown Prince Diwan for Information Affairs, Sheikh Mubarak Al-Humoud Al-Salman Al-Sabah, and Undersecretary of the Diwan of His Highness the Crown Prince for Protocol and Formalities, Sheikh Mubarak Sabah Al-Salem Al-Humoud Al-Sabah.