He made the remarks on Wednesday during the inking of a memorandum of understanding between the AOI and Huawei Technologies Egypt in presence of Global Vice President of Huawei Hou Tao.

Under the memo, Huawei will secure 40 Development Board Suites for training those talented in the domain (20 for internet of things (IoT) and 20 for artificial intelligence) at the AOI.

Huawei will also provide the AOI with educational materials used in the training in this respect.

Tarras said it was also agreed to promote training programs at the AOI academy, highlighting the importance of digital transformation in Egypt and the Egypt Vision 2030 for achieving sustainable development.

Tarras said he is confident that the Egyptian youths will be able to quickly understand well the up-to-date technology and interact with it.

For his part, Hou underlined during his visit to the AOI academy on the importance of benefiting from the AOI's developed industrial base to enhance training programs in the fields of digitization, AI and ICT.

Hou said Huawei will secure top notch ICT solutions to realize digital transformation and promote AI in Egypt in addition to training AOI cadres to use modern technology.

He noted that Huawei's cooperation with the AOI focuses on continued training of excellent youths in this score so that Egypt would have enough talents to promote swift economic development and digital transformation in Egypt.