Sun News Desk: Leading ICT infrastructure, product and service provider Huawei will launch an ICT academy in Khulna University of Engineering and Technology (KUET) to make students more proficient in information technology.
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A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Kuwait and Huawei at the Kuwait campus on Monday (August 1).
Dean of the Faculty of Electrical and Electronic Engineering of the University attended the signing ceremony. Azharul Hasan, Registrar Engineer Md. Anisur Rahman Bhuiyan, Electronics and Communication Engineering Department Head Professor Dr. Pallab Kumar Chowdhury, Huawei Bangladesh Enterprise Business Group President George Lin, Public Relations Manager Touhidul Hasan and other individuals.
Under this agreement, a specialized training center will be established in Kuwait and Huawei will provide online training materials and courses for Kuwaiti students through its own i-learning platform. The academy will initially train Kuwaiti teachers to become Huawei Certified Trainers. Students will then get training in the latest ICT technology through the ICT Academy.
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Professor Dr. Dean of Electrical and Electronic Engineering Faculty of Kuwait. Azharul Hasan said, “Building a sustainable ICT talent ecosystem is crucial for our continued growth and overall development.
Huawei has contributed in many ways to the ICT ecosystem of Bangladesh. I believe that the Huawei QUIET ICT Academy will be instrumental in enhancing the skills of our students and will open up new avenues to acquire skills and knowledge.”
George Lin, President, Enterprise Business Group, Huawei Technologies (Bangladesh) Limited, said, “Huawei is always ready to fully support Bangladesh in achieving its goals related to digitization. In this regard, the most important thing is to build a strong ICT ecosystem.
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For this reason, Huawei is working with governments and private organizations to train talented young people in ICT by creating an ecosystem. These young people will play a role in the growth of the country in the future. This ICT Academy is part of our commitment to prepare the young generation for the world of tomorrow.”
Huawei launched ICT Academy as a global school-enterprise cooperation project since 2013. Currently, Huawei operates 1500 ICT academies in more than 90 countries around the world, including Pakistan, Zambia and China. A total of 927 college and university students are involved with this initiative. Also, thousands of students around the world are benefiting from this initiative.
Similarly, Huawei Technologies (Bangladesh) Limited is working tirelessly to build an ICT ecosystem in Bangladesh. Meanwhile, the Huawei BUET ICT Academy was launched in BUET last March.