Huawei Technologies (Bangladesh) Ltd. on Thursday provided educational supplies to the children of Korail area at an event organised at the T & T Adorsho Girl’s High School premises.
Huawei has also provided tabs to the school in order to introduce digital teaching method to the girls.Mohibul Hassan Chowdhoury, MP, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Education; was the chief guest of the programme while Li Jiming, Ambassador of The People’s Republic of China to Bangladesh was the special guest of the event.
Among others, Zhang Zhengjun, CEO, Huawei Technologies (Bangladesh) Ltd. and Sultana Ferdowsi Khan, Principal of T & T Adorsho Girl’s High School along with higher officials of Huawei, were also present at the event.
Huawei is not only a leading ICT industry player but also a responsible organisation towards the society. It has devoted itself in many activities especially in four aspects, namely bridging the digital divide, promoting environmental protection, supporting stable and secure network operations and also supporting local communities. Today’s event has been organized with an inspiration to help the school going girls of Bangladesh.
In the last two decades, Bangladesh has made remarkable gains in the education sector. According to Bangladesh Bureau of Educational Information and Statistics (BANBEIS), Bangladesh made significant development of 112.1% in the enrolment of children for primary education, with the ratio of boys to girls improving in the same year of 2016 as well. And for this, Bangladesh acquired gender equality for educational access for both primary and secondary education. As an organisation based on open collaboration, Huawei wants to be a part of this journey and encourage the girls who are pursuing education for the betterment of their lives and the society.
At the event, Mohibul Hassan Chowdhoury, MP, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Education said, “Education is one of primary needs of any human being. Our government is working to spread the light of education to every citizens of the country. We are also giving the most importance on girl’s education and we believe that it is necessary to involve them more in every segment. Though Huawei is a global leading ICT solution provider, they are still coming forward to help in the education sector of Bangladesh. Today, they have come forward with educational supplies for the students of T & T Adorsho Girl’s High School, which will surely encourage them with their studies. I really appreciate their endeavour in this regard.”
Li Jiming, Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to the People’s Republic of Bangladesh said, “Bangladesh is a good neighbour and a good friend to China. Based on the current situation and looking into the future, the development of China-Bangladesh relations faces unprecedented opportunities for cooperation. The initiative that Huawei has taken today is a good small example of our willingness to help the students with their education, I would like to thank to Huawei for this initiatives and hope more and more Chinese entities will join to this field in the near future.”Zhang Zhengjun, CEO Huawei Technologies (Bangladesh) Ltd. said, “It has been 20 years of exploration that Huawei has been growing with Bangladesh. During this 20 years we have seen rapid development of Bangladesh and now the country has a vision to make the country digitalized by 2021. As an organization based on open collaboration, Huawei wants to be a part of this journey and encourage the students who are pursuing education for the betterment of their lives and the society.”
Huawei has always been fulfilling its corporate social responsibilities locally and in the past 20 years and has been working closely with the industry partners to bring technical benefits to the people in Bangladesh. For talent development of Bangladesh Huawei has been organising the global flagship CSR ‘Seeds for the future’ for the last five years. Also for women empowerment Huawei has been running ICT bus with the help of few of their partners. Rather than this, Huawei regularly distributes relief amongst the people in need and to bring the digital connectivity to the rural community by enriching people’s lives through communication, education and opening a window to internet.