ISLAMABAD  - Huawei telecom business in yester years exceeded $100 billion and now the company is focusing on Pakistan's enriched human resource capital, said the newly appointed CEO Huawei, Aragon Ming, who called on the Minister for IT & Telecom Anusha Rahman in her office on Friday.

The CEO Huawei while sharing the performance of company apprised the Minister that they have recently signed an agreement with Skills Development School System and are jointly initiating IT Certification Training Programme. These schools will impart sectors specific trainings to the young Pakistani IT graduates to equip them with the prevailing knowledge and techniques in accordance with ICT market requirements so that they could be adjusted in the industry adequately.  The outgoing CEO Simon Geng was also accompanying him.

The Minister appreciated the company's initiative and said that the young human resource capital is country's strength, which is globally recognised and there is a need to provide guidance to the IT qualified youngsters and to train them according to industry needs. It would be equally beneficial for providing employment opportunities, development of the industry and the economic growth of the country, she said. The Minister also appreciated the invaluable services rendered by the outgoing CEO Huawei Simon Geng for the development of IT sector and industry.