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Middle East students win prestigious awards at 2018 ICT Competition Final in China
 

Dubai, UAE – 26 November 2018:   Thirteen teams of students from across the region won prizes at Huawei’s International ICT Competition finals. The winners were selected following a grueling three months of qualifying rounds that saw participation from 10 countries in the Middle East. Their prizes were awarded at the ICT Talent Cultivation & Award Ceremony in Shenzhen. 

In total, 14,748 students across the Middle East applied for the competition, from which 4,915 were selected to take part in the preliminary rounds. 214 students passed on to the final round, and 39 in total from 13 teams travelled to China to compete internationally. The ICT Competition was made possible through the cooperation of 17 ministries across 10 countries. 226 colleges and universities took part in total, and 65 participated in Huawei’s roadshow. 950 students additionally passed the Huawei HCNA certification exam. The 13 finalist teams had a unique opportunity to learn from Huawei’s leading global ICT on an all-expense paid trip to Huawei’s headquarters in China. 

The First Prize went to a team from Iraq, Second Prize went to two teams from Lebanon and Bahrain while the Third Prize went to three teams from Jordan, Saudi and Pakistan. The remaining seven teams won the Excellence Prize to award them for their great participation. 3 tutors and 11 academic institutions received the Excellent Tutor and Excellent Academy Awards. 

All participants underwent highly selective examinations at the national level. Participants worked in real laboratories and tackled some of the industry’s most complex challenges related to cloud computing, switching, routing, and other key ICT solutions and technologies related to digital transformation. The finalists competed in day-long finals, participated in a technology workshop by global ICT experts, and witnessed a high-level panel discussion by senior delegates from the Middle East countries to China.

“Building a pool of high quality ICT talent is a critical success factor for governments aiming to transition to knowledge-based economies. As one of the world’s leading innovators, knowledge-transfer has always a core pillar of the Huawei ethos. Combining this with our commitment to support governments in the region as they work towards achieving their national vision goals, we are proud of the ICT Skill Competition and all that it has achieved over the past six months. The platform has demonstrated beyond a doubt that the young talent in the region has the potential to mature into world-class experts. Today, we re-dedicate ourselves to working even more closely with students across the region to better equip the next generation of technology leaders,” said Charles Yang, President, Huawei Middle East. 

Senior representatives from participating countries’ embassies and consulates attended the award ceremony such as H.E. Abdullah Al Saadi Omani Ambassador in China, H.E. Ali Al Dhaheri UAE Ambassador in China , H.E. Milia Jabbour Lebanese Ambassador in China  H.E. Anwar Alabdulla
Bahrain Ambassador in China, Dr. Fahad Alshareef KSA Cultural counsellor in China, and Dr. Diyar Khan Pakistani Consul General in Guangzhou in addition to other high-ranking government officials Ms. Tang Yun Director of Division of Major Projects, China Center for International People-to-People Exchange, Ministry of Education, P.R.China and Ms. Tang Yun Director of Division of Major Projects, China Center for International People-to-People Exchange, Ministry of Education, P.R.China and Proh. Han Wei Deputy Director, UNESCO-ICHEI.


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Posted on : Monday, November 26, 2018  4:26:00 PM UAE local time (GMT+4)
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