Chinese telecoms provider, Huawei delivered a project that aims to market resources sharing and educational exchanges among schools in Addis Ababa, the Ethiopian capital.
The Addis Ababa School Net Project will develop connectivity among 65 education institutions, including 64 secondary schools and one university college by way of facts and communication technologies (ICT) infrastructure.
The Addis Ababa City Education Bureau has implemented the project that amounted to an investment of much more than 240 million Ethiopian Birr (11.5 million U.S. dollars), according to bureau head Dilamo Otore.
Speaking through the delivery ceremony of the project at Menelik II Secondary School in Addis Ababa, Dilamo said the project enables the education program in the nation to be supported with timely ICT technologies.
“These days, we launch this infrastructure, a technologies that will help educators and students in the teaching-mastering procedure,” mentioned Dilamo.
Reiterating that Ethiopia and China have maintained constructive relations and cooperation due to the fact they forged diplomatic ties 45 years back, Zhang Lin, Commercial Counselor at the Chinese Embassy in Ethiopia, mentioned a quantity of Chinese providers, including Huawei, are investing in Ethiopia, which benefited the country’s development.
The Addis Ababa School Net Project is in line with an ICT package the east African nation champions in a bid to utilize modern day technologies in the country’s education method, mentioned the minister.
Roger Wu, Vice CEO of Huawei Ethiopia, mentioned by successfully carrying out the project Huawei contributes to educational improvement in Ethiopia.
With long-term ICT capacity developing cooperation, Huawei will assistance the Addis Ababa City Education Bureau in its future capacity creating in the region, he mentioned.