Huawei lauds Bangladeshi ICT talents | 2018-09-21 |

Huawei lauds Bangladeshi ICT talents

Masudul Hoque, UNB     21st September, 2018 05:05:34 printer

Huawei's global CSR head Holy Ranaivozanany has highly appreciated Bangladesh saying that it has done a lot to reach the goal of 'Digital Bangladesh' .


Addressing the closing ceremony of Seeds for Future 2018 programme, Holy Ranaivozanany praised the performance of the Bangladeshi students who joined the event along with participants from other countries.


Graduation ceremony of Huawei's biggest CSR program 'Seeds for the Future 2018' was held in Shenzhen, China at the headquarters of the company on Friday.


"We are very happy to have Bangladeshi students among us. They have proved that Bangladesh has progressed much in education and technology. Their advancement and dreams will continue," said Ranaivozanany.


"We hope that the experience achieved by the students in this China tour will help them move forward in their practical career," she said.


Huawei officials highly praised the ICT talents and the "Vision 2021" agenda of Bangladesh government. According to them, these talented students will lead the Digital Bangladesh in the coming years and Huawei will keep contributing to the vision as always.


There was a mind blowing show of singing and dancing by the students of the four countries at the event where Bangladeshi students mesmerized the guests and audience by their amazing dance performance.


'Seeds for the Future' is a part of Southeast Asian development plan which began in 2008. It has reached 108 countries and regions benefitting more than 30,000 students from 350 universities of the world.


The main objective of this program is to help develop industry oriented skills among the students for greater innovation in the world of technology.


This year's Seeds for the Future program started in Bangladesh on 16th July through a press conference organized in Customer Solution Innovation and Integration Experience Center (CSIC) in Gulshan.


Later on, 10 ICT talents were chosen from 5 renowned universities of Bangladesh through selection round.


The universities include Dhaka University, Islamic University of Technology, Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology, Khulna University of Engineering and Technology and Chittagong University of Engineering and Technology.


Before moving to China, Huawei Bangladesh gave a reception to the students at the CSIC on 6th September, 2018.


They were taken to the headquarters of Huawei in Shenzhen on 13th September to provide practical industry experience. Students from three other countries also joined with Bangladeshi students there.


The company is among the world's top R&D spenders. About 80,000 of its employees, or 45 percent of its total workforce, are engaged in R&D, Huawei said on its website.