Huawei Pakistan recently held an opening ceremony for 11 students from Pakistani Universities of “Seeds for the Future” program on in Islamabad.
Madam Bao, wife of Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan, Tahir Mushtaq Member ministry of IT, Vice Chancellor UET were present on the occasion.
While addressing the ceremony Tahir Mushtaq Member ministry of IT appreciated the students and said that it was a ewn beginning of their life as they would get chance to interact with professionals working in Huawai.
He said that it was the first step from private sector to send students for two week program as their Corporation Social Responsibility.
Madam Bao, wife of Chines ambassador to Pakistan in her speech said that China is always ready to help Pakistan at any level. In this program students will get the chance to explore China.
11 students who are selected from different colleges and universities will take a journey of 14 days in China, including China culture experience and ICT lectures and site visits both in Beijing BLCU(Beijing Language and Culture University) and Shenzhen Huawei Headquarters from Aug. 15th till 29th.
“Seeds for the future” program is the biggest CSR (Corporation Social Responsibility) program of Huawei Technologies. The program seeks to develop local ICT talents, enhance knowledge transfers, and improve people’s understanding of and interest in the ICT industry (Information & Communication Technology). This program was firstly launched in Thailand in 2008, until now it has extended to 40 countries and covers 10000 students all over the world.
The program has been launched in Pakistan for the first time and Huawei Pakistan will dedicate more resourced to empower more and more young people. The 2nd program will be launched next year.