from MAVHUTO BANDA in Lilongwe, Malawi
LILONGWE, (CAJ News) – HUAWEI has pledged its commitment to connectivity and bring the digital world to more individuals, families and organizations under the guidance of the national information and communication technology (ICT) master plan of Malawi.
The pledge came during President Peter Mutharika’s visit to China where he had a meeting with Yi Xiang, Senior Vice President of Huawei.
During the meeting, Mutharika said that Huawei has made great contributions to the construction of ICT infrastructure in Malawi.
Mutharika expressed hope Huawei would continue to play its role based on the experience and advantages in the ICT field in improving the communications infrastructure in Malawi.
Yi Xiang reiterated that Huawei would continue to promote connectivity in the Southern African country.
Huawei will develop more ICT services tailored to local needs of increasing efficiency, improving people’s life, transforming existing industries, and cultivating new pillar industries, to fully unleash the transformative power of ICT and help Malawi embrace knowledge economy and information society at an early date to achieve its vision of ICT For All.
After the meeting, Huawei donated ICT training programme “Seeds for the Future” for Malawian students in ICT related majors.
Huawei provides programmes like ICT training and training for women to bridge the digital divide and consolidate the ICT talent base, helping foster a healthy ecosystem for the growth of the industry and drive national development.
From 2016 to 2018, Huawei funded students in ICT-related majors from Malawi to receive training in China every year, helping them put theories into practice to meet the skill requirements of the job market.
– CAJ News