Vincent Sun, CEO of Huawei Egypt, Dr. Mohamed El Tayeb, Assistant Minister of Higher Education, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on strategic cooperation in information and communication technology (ICT).
[Cairo, October 15, 2019] Vincent Sun, CEO of Huawei Egypt, Dr. Mohamed El Tayeb, Assistant Minister of Higher Education, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on strategic cooperation in information and communication technology (ICT).
Cao Jibin, president of Huawei's Northern Africa Region, witnessed the signing of the strategic cooperation agreement. The signing of the agreement laid a long-term strategic partnership between Huawei and the Ministry of Higher Education in Egypt. The two sides will work together to continuously develop high-level information and communications technology (ICT) youth talent in Egypt to bridge the gap between college graduates 'capabilities and enterprises' expectations for graduates. Huawei's cooperation with the Egyptian Ministry of Higher Education aims to contribute to Egypt's digital transformation strategy and 2030's sustainable development vision.
Vincent Sun, CEO of Huawei Egypt, said: We firmly believe that knowledge will create opportunities, and education is the key to supporting national digital transformation and sustainable development. According to the cooperation agreement, Huawei will establish a joint team with the Egyptian Ministry of Higher Education. The team will jointly design and develop digital higher education plans and solutions in accordance with the vision of the Egyptian Ministry of Higher Education. Huawei will provide the best and latest information communication (ICT) technology platform for digital transformation of Egypt's higher education.
Based on the agreement, Huawei will send global senior experts to train students at the University of Egypt and promote the implementation of professional technical certification. At the same time, Huawei will provide internships for outstanding students and promote (ICT), an Egyptian and North African region, to recruit graduates from the talent pool project. The training project aims to provide high-quality information communication (ICT) technical talent for Egypt and the region to meet the changing market requirements and challenges of the information communication (ICT) technology industry.
Huawei has been operating in Egypt since 1999 and has extensive and in-depth cooperation with local mainstream telecom operators, governments, and industry customers. Over the years, Huawei has continuously promoted the development of the ICT talent ecosystem in Egypt through activities such as the Huawei ICT Academy project, Seeds for the Future program, summer internship project, and ICT Skill Competition.
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