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Press Release -- April 29th, 2014
Source: Huawei
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Huawei Nurtures ICT Talent in Denmark

Ms. Sofie Carsten Nielsen, Danish Minister of Education and Science, announced a new cooperation between Huawei and two leading Danish universities, The Technical University of Denmark and The University of Aalborg, to jointly launch the "Telecom Seeds for the Future" program.

[Shenzhen, China, April 29, 2014]: Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, today announced a five-year cooperation with the Technical University of Denmark and the University of Aalborg in Denmark. The announcement was made by Ms. Sofie Carsten Nielsen, Danish Minister of Education and Science, during a Danish State Visit to China this week. As part of the educational program, the two universities will send the ten most talented telecommunications students each year for the next five years on a three-week trip to China. This trip aims to provide students with a unique opportunity to develop their ICT skills and industry expertise, in addition to experiencing Chinese culture first-hand.

Ms. Sofie Carsten Nielsen, Danish Minister of Education and Science, said: "It is with great joy that I announce this cooperation between Huawei and two of our leading universities in Denmark, through which we will send approximately 50 Danish telecom students to China over the next five years. This is an invaluable opportunity for Danish telecommunications students, and I would like to thank Huawei, as a leader in innovation and technology, for making this possible and for its significant contribution to strengthening the bond between Denmark and China within the field of education."

"Denmark is a fantastic country to do business in, and it is a very important market for Huawei Europe as it continues to grow rapidly. Denmark is known for its high standard of education, especially in the field of telecommunications, and we at Huawei are proud to be able to contribute to the development of a talented new generation of telecommunications students in the country. We hope these students learn from their experience and go into the ICT sector workforce to contribute new idea," said Jim Lu, President of Central, Eastern & Nordic Europe, Huawei.

The first 10 Danish students to participate in the "Telecom Seeds for the Future" program will travel to China in summer of 2014.

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