PM Praised Huawei's Support in Creating Skillful IT Workforce

By Team BitBol, 

A high level delegation of technology giant Huawei
led by Mr. Hou Tao, Global Senior Vice President Huawei Technology called on
Prime Minister Imran Khan at Islamabad today.

Minister for IT Amin ul Haque, Advisor on Commerce Abdul Razaq Dawood,
Chairman Board of Investment Mr. Atif R. Bukhari, Chairman PTA Maj. Gen. (R)
Aamir Azeem Bajwa and senior officers were also present. Huawei delegation
comprised of CEO Huawei Pakistan Mr. Qiang Meng, Dy. CEO Mr. Ahmed Bilal
Masud, Managing Director Mr. Weijie Gao, Director Public Affairs Mr. Han Wu.

The delegation apprised the Prime Minister that Huawei is dedicated towards
realizing the IT initiatives of the Government and in this regard Huawei plans to
train one thousand federal government employees. Huawei will also provide
support in training university level students to equip them with latest IT skills.

Mr. Hou Tao stated that Huawei supports the vision of Prime Minister to create a
young skilful workforce in the field of IT. Huawei also offered to formulate
Information Communication Technology (ICT) White Paper with the help of
international consultants identifying the existing ICT systems and suggestions for
improvements.

Prime Minister appreciated the support provided by Huawei towards realizing the
objectives of “Digital Pakistan”. He stated that IT sector holds tremendous potential
of investment, revenue generation and economic development.

The Prime Minister emphasized that IT solutions in government operations ensure
transparency, speed of delivery and good-governance. Prime Minister assured the
Huawei delegation full support from the Government towards implementation of ICT
solutions in Pakistan

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