Huawei UET Telecom and IT Center (HUTIC) Lahore signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Higher Education Commission (HEC). The MoU ceremony was held at HEC Islamabad, where large number of attendees participated virtually through video conferencing. According to the MoU Huawei ICT Academies will be established in eight new universities, which will join existing 15 academies by the end of 2020, bringing the total number of universities to 23. In addition, the training academies in 5 of the existing universities will be upgraded. Chairman HEC Tariq Banuri was the chief guest at virtual signing ceremony while Parliamentary Secretary for Federal Ministry of Education and Professional Training Wajiha Aram, Executive Director HEC Dr. Fateh Marri, Vice President Public Affairs and Communications Huawei Middle East Mr. Li Xiangyu and a large number of Vice Chancellors attended the ceremony.
Addressing the ceremony Chairman HEC said, “One university that I would like to mention in particular is UET Lahore that has done a tremendous job not only in terms of the training program but also mobilizing revenues and creating a chord of people who can then begin to provide training to others.”
The purpose of this program was to see graduates from universities not only being capable of knowing the subjects in which they are trained but also being able to go out practically creating their own business operating more effectively. He urged the vice chancellors to develop collaborations with other universities to create people with requisite skills.