Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa Meets with Huawei Rotating CEO Guo Ping
[Beijing, China, January 6, 2015]: Huawei Rotating CEO Guo Ping met with Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa Delgado in Beijing. The two parties exchanged views on further cooperation in youth training programs, communication networks, and ICT construction.
President Correa said that he was "thankful for continued investment in Ecuador by high-tech companies like Huawei", adding that "Huawei is invited to further enhance Ecuador's communications network coverage, assist Ecuador as it improves the levels of ICT in its government and public utilities, and cultivate even more innovative ICT professionals".
Huawei Rotating CEO Guo Ping noted that he was "thankful for the President's recognition of Huawei's achievements in Ecuador", continuing that "Huawei will actively respond to the President's visionary concept for innovative ICT professionals, and will strive to help the Ecuadorian government develop a digital economy and cultivate ICT professionals".
The two parties also discussed Huawei's participation in Ecuador's major national ICT projects as well as how ICT can promote Ecuador's economic development.
Huawei has operated in Ecuador for over 14 years, and is now one of its major communications equipment providers. As a leading vendor in the global ICT industry, Huawei has collaborated with mainstream telecom operators, government institutions, and industry clients in Ecuador, emerging as a major strategic partner to help develop the nation's digital economy and society. With high-quality products and services, Huawei has won the trust of customers, grown with the Ecuadorian communications industry, and enriched the lives of the Ecuadorian people through communication.
Huawei is committed to fulfilling its corporate social responsibility. In particular, Huawei seeks to cultivate local talent, and cooperates with colleges and universities, enterprises, and training institutions on an ongoing basis to provide training for this talent. Over the years, Huawei has trained over 6,800 local professionals, directly employed nearly 340 personnel, and indirectly created over 4,000 jobs. Huawei will continue to work with colleges and universities, enterprises, and training institutions to develop training programs that will help Ecuador cultivate a new generation of innovative ICT professionals.
Currently, ICT technology is an important engine for growth in many industries. Huawei is committed to helping host countries develop their ICT industries to drive sustainable long-term socio-economic and environmental development. By sharing its ICT expertise with local communities, Huawei will help Ecuador establish an efficient education system to cultivate more ICT professionals.