[Shenzhen, China, April 11, 2014]: Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, today announced that Huawei Rotating CEO – Mr. Guo Ping has met Dr. Hage Geingob, the Prime Minister of Namibia, at Huawei headquarters in Shenzhen. The two sides held friendly talks after the prime minister toured Huawei's campus.
Huawei has operated its business in Namibia for nine years. Huawei has partnered with local carriers to provide Namibian people with speedy and Africa's most advanced communications services. Namibia's Vision 2030 aims to transform the country into an industrialized and knowledge-based society and considers ICT as its foundation and a propeller for economic development.
"As a leading global ICT solutions provider, Huawei is committed to establishing more cooperation with local companies and bringing advanced technologies and professional services to Namibia. Meanwhile, Huawei will also support Namibia to nurture ICT talents and extend more contribution to the country's information, technological, and socioeconomic development." Mr. Guo said. The prime minister expressed his support and appreciation for Huawei's help.
ICT technologies have become the engine driving the development of other industries. Huawei is committed to promoting ICT advancement in local countries, which will boost the long-term sustainable development of national economy, society, and environment. Huawei will offer a "telecom seeds for the future" training sponsorship to 20 Namibian students majoring in ICT. The students will have opportunity to come to China and accept training on world-leading communications technologies. They may also have the opportunity to practice their knowledge in Huawei's most advanced labs. Except for the sponsorship, Huawei will share its ICT knowledge with local communities through various channels, and by providing ICT technologies, help local countries establish highly efficient education systems to nurture ICT talents.