The Ministry of Technology and Communications (MTC) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Huawei, a telecommunication solutions provider. The MoU was signed to launch a new collaborative effort to develop Oman’s digital society and ICT ecosystem.
The MoU was signed by Dr Salim bin Sultan al-Ruzaiqi, CEO of MTC, and Chen Bing, CEO of Huawei Oman.
This MoU represents a long-term co-operation programme between MTC and Huawei Oman to develop the ICT sector in the Sultanate. The MoU will see the two entities work together to foster knowledge transfer, develop Oman’s ICT talent and establish new digital processes that will streamline the Sultanate’s communications, among other benefits.
Dr Salim bin Sultan al-Ruzaiqi said: “We’re pleased to tie up with Huawei to empower the Omani talents and innovators in the ICT field. Through this MoU with Huawei, we will use technology to enhance government services, enable businesses to thrive and build ICT talent and knowledge throughout the Sultanate.
“One of the key components of this partnership is the co-operation to launch and promote the apps developed by the trainees at Centre for Mobile Apps Development through Huawei Mobile Service (HMS), as well as adopting the immerging 4IR technologies to create digital solutions directed towards different life aspects.”