Egypt’s Minister of Communications and Information Technology Amr Talaat on Friday witnessed the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) between the National Telecommunication Institute (NTI) and Huawei Egypt to train 100 fresh graduates on how to use the 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) service and grant them accredited certificate from China’s Huawei Technologies Co.
The agreement comes as part of the NTI strategy to qualify highly-skilled cadres in the communications and IT areas to meet the needs of telecommunication companies working in Egypt.
The ministry is keen on qualifying Egyptian cadres to keep abreast of the latest global technologies and applications, Talaat said in a statement.
According to the MOU, the two sides will work on developing technical skills of fresh graduates in the field of Information and Communication Technology (ICT Engineering) in the country, NTI Chairperson Eman Ashour said.
She added that Huawei Egypt will provide a specialized training course at the NTI premises for 100 graduates. Talented trainees will have a chance to receive job training before hiring them at Huawei Technologies Company and other local telecommunication companies, she noted.
Since 19 years ago, Huawei Egypt has been keen to provide support for the ICT sector in Egypt, through offering the state-of- the-art global technologies and launching several initiatives to train young engineers, its CEO Liu Dazhou said.
Huawei Egypt will offer 30 training opportunities to select distinguished cadres for appointing them at Huawei Technologies Co, Dazhou added.