(Ecofin Agency) - Huawei Technologies will help develop ICT skills and improve technological infrastructure in higher education institutions in Angola. An agreement was signed in that regard on September 9 between Angola’s Minister of Higher Education, Maria do Rosária Bragança Sambo, and Eric Xu, the rotating chairman of the multinational.
The agreement focuses on training teachers and staff of the Ministry of Higher Education in the area of telecommunications and information technology. It also seeks to improve the teaching and learning process in the country's higher education centers. The two partners also plan to equip ICT training institutions and repair the existing infrastructure in these facilities.
According to the Angolan minister, the partnership with Huawei comes in a timely fashion especially in this pandemic context, which has significantly affected the academic year.