MCIT，CITC and Huawei launch in Saudi Arabia the fifth edition of its programme to develop local ICT talent and support Digital Transformation
Huawei, a leading global provider of ICT infrastructure and smart devices, has launched the fifth edition of the ‘Seeds for the Future’ programme in the KSA.
The programme, in collaboration with the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) and the Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC), will host 10 students from 10 different universities across KSA.
The launch ceremony was held at the headquarters of CITC in Riyadh in the presence of Eng. Majid Almazyad, the Deputy Governor of CITC; H.E. Chen Weiqing, the Chinese Ambassador to KSA; Ibrahem Alnasser, General Manager of Digital Innovation Center at MCIT; and a Senior Executive for Huawei Tech Investment KSA Deng Lungang.
Following the ceremony, the selected students visited Huawei’s innovation centre in Riyadh before flying to Beijing for the knowledge-sharing programme.
Eng. Majid Almazyad, Deputy Governor of CITC, said: “We commend Huawei for its continued efforts in providing the youth of KSA with the chance to expand their knowledge with one of the largest ICT providers in the world. This is indeed a great experience that offers the opportunity of a lifetime to Saudi students.”
Ibrahem Alnasser, General Manager of Digital Innovation Center at MCIT, said: “Programmes like ‘Seeds for the Future’ are the cornerstone of building a digital world by developing the skills of a promising young generation and helping them to lead the development of our digital society.”