[Tunis, April 4, 2019] Huawei and Tunisia have agreed to strengthen cooperation on ICT talents cultivation, digital economy development and public safety. Vice President for Huawei Public Relations Xue Man met with Tunisian President Mr. Béji Essebsi to exchange views on how to better promote digital transformation of Tunisian industry. In July 31st 2018, Huawei had the meeting with Tunisian Prime Minister, and the meeting this time with Mr. President is a good following-up to the agreement of deepening cooperation in digital economy and local ICT talents.
Vice President for Huawei Public Relations Xue Man met with Tunisian President Mr. Béji Essebsi.
Tunisian President Mr. Béji Essebsi expressed gratitude to Huawei for its continued contributions in Tunisia for the past 20 years. And he has reaffirmed that more investments from Huawei are warmly welcome in Tunisia. Tunisia aims to promote social and economic development and employment through ICT development and is also committed to building Tunisia as a model of a regional digitalization center and ICT talent hub.
Xue Man said that Huawei is actively participating in the “Digital Tunisia 2020” national strategy and contributing to the digitization of various industries in Tunisia. Huawei will help Tunisia promote digital transformation, create employment opportunities and strengthen the education and training for Tunisian ICT talents.
Huawei has operated in Tunisia since 1999 and this year marks its 20th anniversary here. Over the years, Huawei has trained more than 1,000 ICT professionals in Tunisia. The proportion of local employees of Huawei Tunisia is more than 90%. Huawei has established a regional French speaking talent center and regional service resource center in Tunisia. Through “Seeds for the Future”, “Huawei ICT Academy”, summer internships and ICT skills competition etc. programs, Huawei is promoting Tunisia as the regional ICT talent hub. At the same time, Huawei adheres to the concept of “openness, cooperation and win-win” and follows the “platform + ecosystem” cooperation model. Huawei is committed to building partnerships with local Tunisian companies for mutual growth and exploring potential markets together in other countries.