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HUAWEI ICT Skill Competition 2018-19
President of Pakistan Dr. Arif Alvi graces the closing ceremony, emphasizes need to accelerate adoption of new technologies. The ceremony marks the announcement of winners who will compete in the Global Final to be held in China next month.
Huawei ICT Competition Pakistan 2018-19 was launched in September last year. Roadshow and workshops were held in 53 universities and academic institutions across Pakistan. More than 5000 students attended the examination conducted on Huawei’s learning platform. Top 300 students were invited to attend the second round, of which 171 students passed HCNA Certification. The top 100 students took part in the National Final and the most competitive top six students were selected for the Middle East International Final in China. In May 2019, the top three students Zohaib Anwar, Jawaria Abbas and Asim Fareed shall participate in the Huawei ICT Competition Global Final in China with other regional winners from all over the globe.
Congratulating HEC and Huawei for successfully conducting this ICT competition for students, the President says there is a huge potential of exports and employment generation in Pakistan’s IT and Telecom industry, adding that this actually holds the key for country’s development. “Such competitions will prepare our younger generation to effectively contribute for country’s socio-economic development.”
Mr. Shafqat Mehmood , Federal Minister for Education and Professional Training reiterates Government’s efforts to link skill development of youth to the country’s future requirements, and to ensure that an environment is created where ideas can flourish.
Dr. Tariq Banuri, Chairman HEC highlights Pakistan’s potential to grow and take the upcoming technological challenges head-on. “The only thing we need to step up is unleash the imagination and creativity of our people, particularly youth. Technology is an input in the development process, the real source is imagination. And I am pleased to say that HEC is trying to create an environment where our youth is enabled to do so.”
The Chinese Ambassador Mr. Yao Jing says the global economy depends upon development of ICT, which is a pivotal element for nations’ progress. Mr. Saif Chi, CEO Huawei Pakistan says we will continue to see the digital and physical world merge as emerging technologies become a greater part of our lives.