To equip Khulna University of Engineering and Technology (KUET) students with sophisticated ICT knowledge, leading global ICT infrastructure provider Huawei is establishing an ICT Academy. On August 1, 2022, KUET and Huawei signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the KUET campus.
The event was attended by George Lin, President, Enterprise Business Group, Huawei Bangladesh; Thouhidul Hassan, Public Relation Manager, Huawei Bangladesh; Engr. Md. Anisur Rahman Bhuiyan, Registrar, KUET; Professor D. Azharul Hasan, Dean, Electrical and Electronic Engineering Faculty, KUET; Dr. Pallab Kumar Choudhury, Head of the department of Electronics & Communication Engineering (ECE), KUET; and Engr.
A dedicated training center will be established at KUET in accordance with this agreement. Additionally, Huawei will offer the KUET students online training materials and courses through its own learning platform. As certified Huawei trainers, this academy will also train KUET Teachers. Students in this ICT academy will be trained by KUET Teachers once the course is complete. Through this ICT academy, students will be able to receive instruction in the most recent ICT technologies.
Prof. Dr. Quazi Sazzad Hossain, VC, KUET, shared, “Developing a sustainable ICT talent ecosystem is essential for continuing our growth and overall progress. Huawei has contributed greatly to the ICT ecosystem of Bangladesh. This Huawei KUET ICT Academy partnership, I believe, will help students sharpen their existing skills while attaining new sets of skills and knowledge.”
“Huawei has always been interested in helping the country achieve its goals related to digitalization. The most important aspect of this is to develop a sound ICT ecosystem. To that end, Huawei has been working with both the government and individual entities to create an ecosystem that will nurture ICT talents, who will then contribute to the growth of the country. This ICT Academy partnership is also part of our continued commitment to preparing the youth for the future world”, said George Lin, President, Enterprise Business Group, Huawei Technologies (Bangladesh) Limited.
In 2013, Huawei started the school-business partnership project ICT Academy. Currently, Huawei is operating 1,500 such ICT academies in more than 90 nations, including Pakistan, Zambia, and China. This project, which involves 927 institutions and universities in all, will help thousands of students from around the world.
In order for Bangladesh to fulfill its goal of a Smart Bangladesh, Huawei Technologies (Bangladesh) Limited has made important contributions to creating an ICT ecosystem in the nation. Huawei and BUET previously collaborated to establish the Huawei BUET ICT Academy, which is now up and running.
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