Huawei Facilitates the Industrialization Process in Tanzania2021-01-11
Chinese State Council Member and Foreign Minister Wang Yi visited Tanzania. The presence of Wang Yi’s presence on this Thursday for a two-day state visit shows how Chinese investments in Tanzania are driving industrialization.
Chinese State Council Member and Foreign Minister Wang Yi stated that more than 200 Chinese companies are currently investing and operating in Tanzania, and are the largest project contractor of China in Dar es Salaam, with investments ranging from infrastructure, mining and agriculture to production and hotels. He added that.
China, the world’s second-largest economy, is making progress in creating skilled workforce, facilitated by progress in Huawei ICT development, and when shared professionally, Tanzania will make the dream come true fast enough.
Returning in December last year, Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa praised Huawei Tanzania for improving ICT skills among Tanzanian students and said this move will enable them to better use ICT skills to support the country’s social and economic growth.
At the event, three Tanzanian university students won the first prize in the sub-Saharan Africa regional finals of the Huawei ICT Competition, and three received the second prize in the global finals.
Wang Ke, China’s Ambassador to Tanzania, said: “I hope Huawei ICT competition continues to seek and train more ICT talent in Tanzania, and thanks to the cooperation between our two governments and companies, Tanzania can have a more advanced ICT infrastructure.
“As the key leading industry in the digital age, the ICT industry serves as a fundamental support for the digital transformation of all industries and leads the innovative development of the global economy.”
Frank Zhou, General Manager of Huawei Tanzania, said, “Huawei Tanzania is proud to be at the forefront of building a digital workforce that has served over 35 percent of Tanzania’s population since our establishment in 2007, it has created over 1,000 jobs and indirectly 2,000. He has trained more than one ICT engineer.
“We understand that digital development requires an important, economy-wide program to equip Tanzania for the future. In this new age, ICT skills will be even more important for society, for organizations and even for young people. That’s why we are here, especially local talent development. It has invested deeply in many initiatives.
Source: Tanzania Daily News