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Huawei and Omantel have joined hands in establishing a regional ICT training center to support talent development and digital transformation journey in the Sultanate.

To be located at the Omantel headquarters in Muscat, the Huawei regional ICT training center aims to advance new technologies further and support achieving Oman’s Vision 2040. This new center will work alongside other entities such as the Centre for Research and Innovation and the Duqm 5G Exhibition Hall.

His Excellency Eng. Saeed bin Hamoud al Maawali, Minister of Transport, Communications and Information Technology (MTCIT), said, “Partnerships between the public and private sectors are one of the key elements towards achieving our national digital transformation plans. The collaboration between Omantel and a global leading technology company such as Huawei will strengthen our future generation’s skills in the ICT field, build the ICT ecosystem and in turn, boost our nation’s digital economy.”

On his part, Talal Bin Said Al Mamari, CEO, Omantel, said that partnering with Huawei is in line with both companies’ goal to upskill the youth of Oman. By giving the young generation power and expertise with the necessary tools, they can participate in Oman’s holistic growth and development journey.

“We look forward to further strengthening our long-standing partnership with Huawei to develop Oman’s ICT talent and support them in realizing their full potential. Omantel sees itself as an important enabler of change and a platform for knowledge. This center will be a milestone in Oman and Omantel’s ICT goals,” he further added.

Robin Chen, Oman Huawei CEO, also shared his remarks, “The ICT training center demonstrates Huawei’s commitment to build and nurture local ICT talents in Oman for a fully connected intelligent society. We are proud to establish the training center at Omantel’s headquarters, where we look forward to bringing our global expertise to build ICT and talent pool ecosystem and contribute to the realization digital transformation ambitions of Oman Vision 2040.”

The ICT training center will provide training services to the local enterprise customers, partners, customers, and staff in the Middle East region. Here, they can have the opportunity to learn and experience the latest advanced technologies such as 5G and AI.

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