Localizing artificial intelligence technology and the Internet of things and training human cadres in cooperation between Arab Industrialization and Huawei Technology Egypt

25/08/2021


Lieutenant-General Abdel Moneim Al Taras, Chairman of the Arab Organization for Industrialization, stressed the importance of implementing the directives of President Abdel Fattah El Sisi to transfer and localize technology in the areas of digital transformation, developing training systems and developing human cadres in the field of information and communications technology and artificial intelligence, in cooperation with global expertise specialized in these fields.

 

This came during the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the Arab Company for Industrialization and Huawei Technology Egypt, in the presence of Mr. Hou Tao, Vice President of Huawei Technologies..

 

According to the aspects of the memorandum of understanding, Huawei is committed to providing (40) Development Board Suites (with an average of 20 in the Internet of Things and 20 in artificial intelligence), in order to train talented people in the Arab Organization for Industrialization, as well as providing the Arab Organization for Industrialization with educational materials used in training.

 

 

In this regard, the "Terrace" indicated that Arab Industrialization is looking forward to a real partnership and cooperation contract with Huawei to develop and train human cadres in the field of digital transformation, artificial intelligence, cloud computing and the Internet of Things.

 

The Terrace explained that it was agreed to enhance training programs at the Arab Academy for Industrialization and to provide training and accreditation for (10) trainers from the authority in the fields of the Internet of Things, artificial intelligence, information and network security, data, cloud computing and its applications using the latest global methods and technologies, pointing to the importance of cooperation to activate the transformation strategy. Digital in Egypt and the vision of sustainable development for the year 2030.

 

In a related context, the "Terrace" expressed its great confidence in the Egyptian youth who are able to absorb the latest successive technological technologies ably and quickly, interact with these modern technologies and enter the labor market, adding that we look forward to reaping the fruits of this cooperation to build the capabilities of the Egyptian youth, and to deepen experiences and the system of competencies in Digital transformation and the ICT sector in Egypt.

 

 For his part, Mr. Hou  Tao, during his visit with the Huawei delegation to the Arab Academy for Training, stressed the importance of benefiting from the advanced industrial base of the Arab Organization for Industrialization to achieve partnership and enhance human cadres training programs in the fields of digitization, artificial intelligence and information and communication technology, noting that Egypt is a strategic market. Huawei is important to the African and Arab region, and we are keen to support it in implementing its digital transformation plan and developing information and communication technology.

 

Tao explained that Huawei will provide the best and latest solutions specialized in communications and information technology to achieve digital transformation and artificial intelligence in Egypt and train human cadres at the Arab Organization for Industrialization on this modern technology, explaining that Huawei's cooperation with Arab Industrialization in the Training Academy is based on continuous training for young people. Distinguished in this field on the long term, providing sufficient talents to support the rapid economic development and digital transformation in Egypt.