Huawei receives Thailand Prime Minister Award as Digital International Corporation of the Year

Huawei Technologies (Thailand) Co., Ltd. has been chosen for the Special Prime Minister Award and recognized as “Digital International Corporation of the Year.”

The award acknowledges Huawei for its valuable support and outstanding contributions to society since its establishment in the country 21 years ago and its efforts to support digital transformation. Huawei is the only international company to receive this award.

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Abel Deng, CEO of Huawei Technologies (Thailand) Co., Ltd., accepted the award from HE General Prayut Chan-o-cha, Prime Minister of Thailand, in the presence of Mr. Nuttapon Nimmanphatcharin, President/CEO of Digital Economy Promotion Agency (depa), during the award ceremony held at Government House.

The Prime Minister congratulated this year’s awardees. He commended the younger generation for applying digital technology creatively and leveraging innovation to create new businesses to move ahead together. The prime minister congratulated Huawei executives and asked them to continue the company’s mission to drive Thailand forward.

“Our collaboration with Huawei has been central to the country’s development and crucial in terms of the technology used for emergency responses to unforeseen events such as natural disasters, security threats, health crises, and others. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the company instantly applied the world’s leading technology called AI-assisted solutions and 5G technology to support the country’s medical working teams at government hospitals,” said Mr. Nuttapon Nimmanphatcharin, President of Digital Economy Promotion Agency.

“It is an honor for me to accept the Prime Minister’s Award on behalf of Huawei Technologies,” said Mr. Abel Deng, CEO of Huawei Thailand, during the ceremony. “At Huawei, we value long-term partnership. We are committed to working closely with customers and partners to help keep Thailand at the forefront of the digital age.”

This year’s award is another recognition of Huawei’s leadership in Thailand’s digital scene. The company’s successful initiatives across the country include Open Lab Bangkok, 5G EEC Testbed, and Thailand 5G Ecosystem for Digital Economy; AI-assisted Solutions for government hospitals, Huawei Telemedicine Video Conference Solution for the Ministry of Public Health, and Unmanned Vehicles using 5G for social advancement; and for human capital development, Huawei has Huawei ASEAN Academy and 5G courses by global experts and chief scientists from Huawei.

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