Pakistani M/o IT&T ministry, Huawei to provide enhanced ICT Trainings to 1,000 govt officials
by Shafqat Ali
ISLAMABAD, May 4 (Gwadar Pro) – Pakistan’s Ministry of Information Technology and Telecom (M/o IT&T) will provide enhanced Information and Communication Technology (ICT) training to 1000 government officials with the help of Chinese giant Huawei.
The announcement was made at a meeting on Monday between President Dr Arif Alvi and a delegation of Huawei, led by the Vice President of Huawei Middle East Region, Space Lee.
President Alvi called for promoting Knowledge-Economy and digitalization of Government organizations to enhance the efficiency of work and service delivery.
Space Lee gave a presentation about the role of Huawei in promoting IT skills in Pakistan. He informed that Huawei had contributed to Pakistan’s economy by providing 10,000 jobs and paying $120 Million in taxes to the Government from 2018 to 2020, besides spending $6 Million to support disaster-relief efforts of the government.
Lee highlighted that his organization had contributed to Pakistan’s Information and Communication Technology (ICT) talent by providing 10,000 certifications till 2020.
Space Lee informed M/o IT&T in collaboration with Huawei would train over 1,000 Government employees to achieve Digital Pakistan initiative.
He apprised the meeting that government officials would be registered and enrolled for training programs which would be conducted through Huawei Experts.
Huawei Pakistan CEO Mark Meng added that Huawei will collaborate with the public and private sectors in Pakistan to create an ICT ecosystem that drives digital transformation forward.