Huawei to invest $60 million for Angola’s technology park

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ANGOLA – Huawei plans to invest $60 million to build an official park for training and sharing experience on the most advanced new technologies in Angola.

The investment is part of a deliberation between Huawei’s director in Angola, Chu Xiaoxin, and the vice-president of Angola, Bornito de Sousa.

 Chu Xiaoxin said that the park will be built next year and integrates the components of staff training and experience sharing.

“We will train Angolan talents, according to us we have the education centre, we will accompany our partners and clients for the innovation of new technologies, and then we have an experience centre, we will bring the most advanced and new technologies to Angolan society,” the head of the Chinese multinational said.

According to Chu Xiaoxin, the total investment is more than $60 million and its inauguration and commissioning are scheduled for December next year to train more than 1,500 partners or engineers.

Chu Xiaoxin pointed out at the meeting in addition to addressing the company’s operations in Angola Huawei’s donation and contribution efforts in social responsibility.

“Especially some donations of technological equipment to Angolan society and how our businesses were affected by the pandemic. But we have all the confidence to accompany the Angolan Government’s development efforts,” he stressed.

 Huawei had earlier signed a memorandum of understanding with the Angolan Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the field of training talent in information and communication technologies (ICT).

The company plans to provide 500 hours of ICT training to 50 civil servants to learn the latest technologies in the industry, and 3,000 hours of Huawei certification training for ICT-related employees.

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