Huawei to sponsor Namibia’s annual ICT summit

Friday, September 13th, 2019 00:00 |
Namibia's Minister of Information Stanley Simataa (C) pose for a group photo with stakeholder during the launch of the 6th National ICT Summit in Windhoek, capital of Namibia, Sept. 12, 2019. (Xinhua/Musa C Kaseke)

Chinese company Huawei on Thursday announced a sponsorship of 110,000 Namibian dollars (7500 U.S. dollars) for the hosting of the forthcoming Namibian Information and Communication Technology (ICT) annual summit.

The sponsorship makes them a platinum sponsor to the annual event.

The company presented their sponsorship to Namibian ICT Minister Stanley Simataa.

Simataa said Namibia has fully embraced ICT and the drive for a fourth generation economy in keeping Namibia at pace with other countries in achieving economic growth through ICT.

"As a country we have done tremendously well to embrace ICT and I appeal to all ICT players in the country regardless of size to play their meaningful role in improving ICT access to a citizens," he said.

Simataa added that Namibia has made significant inroads to compete with many other countries in Africa and the world in adopting the latest ICT trends. (Xinhua)

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