WINDHOEK, Aug. 18 — The Chinese Ambassador to Namibia, His Excellency Zhao Weiping, has expressed his support for the Huawei Seeds for the Future Student Training Program. In a speech at the opening ceremony of the program on Friday, Ambassador Zhao said that ICT is a key area for cooperation between China and Namibia and that the Seeds for the Future program is a valuable opportunity to train Namibian ICT talents.
Ambassador Zhao said that he was impressed with the great importance that Namibia has attached to the development of its ICT sector. He noted that the Minister of Information and Communication Technology, Dr Peya Mushelenga, had attended the opening ceremony of the Seeds for the Future program, which showed the government’s commitment to ICT development.
Ambassador Zhao congratulated the participants of the Seeds for the Future program and wished them all the best in their studies. He also commended Huawei for its consistent efforts in nurturing ICT talent around the world.
The Seeds for the Future program is a flagship program of Huawei that aims to train ICT talents in developing countries. The program has been running for over 20 years and has trained over 1 million people.
The 2023 Huawei Seeds for the Future program in Namibia will train 25 Namibian students in ICT skills. The students will receive training in a variety of areas, including networking, cloud computing, and artificial intelligence.
The program is funded by Huawei and is being implemented in partnership with the Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST).
Ambassador Zhao’s speech is a strong endorsement of the Huawei Seeds for the Future program. It is clear that the Chinese government is committed to supporting the development of ICT in Namibia, and that the Seeds for the Future program is a key part of this effort.
The program is also a valuable opportunity for Namibian students to gain valuable ICT skills. The skills that they learn will be in high demand in the Namibian job market and will help them to contribute to the country’s economic development.
The Huawei Seeds for the Future program is a win-win for both China and Namibia. It helps to strengthen the cooperation between the two countries in the field of ICT, and it also helps to develop Namibian ICT talent.
– Namibia Daily News