The State Minister of Education and Sports Hon. Hamson Obua has concluded the 2020 Huawei seeds for the future program.
On a ceremony organized on video system, the Minister commended Huawei for ‘walking the talk’ through the seeds for the future program that skills students to become ICT experts.
This comes after 37 top ICT students from various universities participated in the seeds for the future program online. These were trained in Internet of things, Virtual Reality, Big Data, Cloud, Artificial intelligence and 5G related courses.
The Commercial Counsellor in the Chinese Embassy Zhao Xiufen noted that, China has been providing connectivity infrastructure and it has been working with Uganda to enhance technology and without such infrastructure, such online trainings and meetings would have been impossible.
Giving a speech on behalf of the students who participated in the program, Mr. Kasiita Patrick from Gulu University commended Huawei for opening their eyes and advised his fellow students of their responsibility to keep them open forever.
Because of the COVID -19 Pandemic, the Managing director of Huawei Mr. Gaofei notes that Huawei globally turned the seeds for the future program that took students to China into an online study.
The Students were also rewarded different prizes during the ceremony as a way to encourage them to devote more in the ICT innovating sector.