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2nd Huawei Innovation Day discusses collaboration, innovation for sustainable digital future

By JT - Oct 12,2022 - Last updated at Oct 12,2022

AMMAN — Huawei, a communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart device provider on Tuesday held the second annual Huawei Innovation Day under the theme ) under the theme of "Collaboration to Unleash Innovation for Sustainable Digital Future".           

The event featured the participation of customers, partners, government leaders and technology experts from the region, and was organised in partnership with the Arab ICT Organisation (AICTO), according to a statement from the organisors.

Jeff Wang, Global President of Public Affairs and Communications at Huawei, said: “Today, we have heard from customers and partners from the Middle East and Africa…We also heard amazing stories of how technology is being applied to solving some of the greatest challenges facing humanity such as climate change, energy transition, inclusion and women empowerment.Such outcomes inspire us to continue innovating to power a better future for all".

Mohamed Ben Amor, Secretary General of the Arab ICT Organisation (AICTO), , highlighting the importance of collaboration to build an integrated ICT ecosystem for a sustainable digital economy, said "Innovation was always, and will remain the engine of economic and social progress with a profound transformational impact on our lives, technological innovation will be, without any doubt, the compulsory way towards a better digital future. Therefore, we highly trust that technological innovation will help transform challenges into opportunities and shorten the path to achieving our common goals. This requires, in particular, a strong regional and international cooperation framework”.

This year's event covered themes such as green ICT for the sustainable future of sectors and industries, the ICT talent ecosystem and empowering women in ICT in the MEA region, according to the statement.

Shunli Wang, Huawei's Vice President in the Middle East, who delivered the closing remarks during the event, said: “More markets in MEA — such as Jordan — have already announced the launch of 5G. We look forward to supporting Jordan in introducing the benefits of 5G, and we call for maintaining a fair, unbiased, and transparent 5G business environment”.


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