By Abel Kawere
Kampala, Uganda: The Speaker of Parliament of Uganda Hon. Rebecca Kadaga, has today applauded Huawei for their efforts in improving ICT and Innovation in Uganda.
The Speaker, who was the chief guest, made these remarks at a donation ceremony that happened at Kamuli where Huawei handed over assorted equipment.
The donation was handed to Hon. Rebecca Kadaga by Mr. Liu Jiawei, Huawei Uganda’s Managing Director, in the presence of the LC1, LC5, and the area Member of Parliament among other leaders.
“On behalf of the government of Uganda, I continue to commend you Huawei for your great contribution to I.C.T and Innovation of this nation. We have indeed proved you as an industry leader because of your efficiency and timely implementation of the various projects and as government we have a special relationship with you (Huawei). We thank you for your corporate social responsibility initiative that you have exhibited today,” said Hon. Rebecca Kadaga.
She added that “I commend you for the Huawei ICT Academy that skills Ugandans and your intentions to take this program in Busoga University, I encourage you to keep going. I believe that this initiative is not only going to equip I.C.T skills but also create employment, innovation and general economic development.”
Speaking at the ceremony, Mr. Liu Jiawei, Huawei’s Managing Director, expressed his deepest pleasure for the opportunity to give back to the people of Busoga.
“We hope to bring Uganda not only these specific materials, but also, more importantly, the development opportunities for the every Ugandan; Digital skills that bring capabilities and seize opportunities; the connectivity and a better life for the future,”Mr Liu Jiawei said
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