A high level delegation of technology giant Huawei led by H.E Hou Tao, Global Senior Vice President Huawei Technology called on Prime Minister Imran Khan at Islamabad on Wednesday.
Minister for IT Aminul Haque, PM’s Adviser on Commerce Abdul Razaq Dawood, Chairman Board of Investment (BoI) Atif R Bukhari, Chairman PTA Maj Gen (R) Aamir Azeem Bajwa and senior officers were also present.
The Huawei delegation comprised CEO Huawei Pakistan Qiang Meng, Deputy CEO Ahmed Bilal Masud, Managing Director Weijie Gao, Director Public Affairs Han Wu.
Hou Tao apprised the Prime Minister that Huawei was committed 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 the latest IT skills.
Hou Tao stated that Huawei supported the vision of the Prime Minister to create a young skillful 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.
The Prime Minister appreciated the support provided by Huawei towards realizing the objectives of “Digital Pakistan”. He stated that the IT sector holds tremendous potential of investment, revenue generation and economic development.
Imran Khan highlighted the point that IT solutions in government operations ensure transparency, speed of delivery and good-governance.
The Prime Minister assured the Huawei delegation full support from the Government towards implementation of ICT solutions in Pakistan.