President of Comoros: Expect to cooperate with Huawei to achieve the 2030 Strategic Vision in Comoros
[Beijing, China, September 1, 2018] As part of his visit to China, Comoros President Azali Assoumani visited Huawei's Beijing Executive Briefing Center today and met with Xue Man, Vice President of Huawei for Public Relations. President Assoumani said that Comoros expected to cooperate with Huawei to achieve the 2030 Strategic Vision in Comoros.
Azali Assoumani, President of Comoros (sixth from left) meeting with Xue Man, Vice President for Huawei Public Relations (fifth from left), He Yanjun, Chinese Ambassador to Comoros (second from left), and Ye Huihui, Director of the Huawei Comoros office (fifth from right) in Beijing
President Assoumani said China has established good bilateral relations with the Comoros since the independence of the Comoros. Many Chinese companies cooperate with the Comoros continually. There is a long history of cooperation between Huawei and the Comoros, and Huawei played a model role among foreign companies in Comoros. In the future, Comoros will continue to work with Huawei to promote the development of ICT industry and enhance the skills of ICT talents in Comoros."
Xue Man said it is a pleasure to see the industrial and services sectors becoming key engines of economic growth for the country over the last few years, its communications sector is thriving. The Comoros government has made digital and innovative technologies a key pillar of its 2030 Strategic Vision, which aims to make Comoros an emerging country by 2030."
Xue Man said that under the leadership of the President, the Comoros Government proposed the 2030 Strategic Vision, and vigorously developed infrastructure areas such as communications, electricity, and highways, which greatly improved people’s living standards. Huawei has been operating in Comoros for more than a decade and has been committed to using innovative technologies to enhance the communications connectivity and to help build national ICT infrastructure.
President Assoumani said that Comoros is an island country, and have no adjacent land country. The submarine cable project jointly built by Huawei and Comoros links the Comoros archipelago to other African countries and even the world. It is a great pleasure to see Huawei's advanced communication technology bring changes to the internal and external connections of Comoros. Xue Man said that combining Huawei global resources, expert advantages and local operational experience, Huawei will continue to participate in the development of the ICT industry in Comoros with the highest standards and optimal resources under the guidance of the Comoros National Development Strategy in the future. Huawei will continue to accelerate the development of the Comoros ICT and contribute its unique value to the 2030 Strategic Vision.
Xue Man, Senior Vice President of Huawei (first from left) is taking pictures with Azali Assoumani, President of Comoros (first from right)
Huawei has been working with local operators to provide secure, stable, and high-quality communications networks for the Comorian people since it entered the market in 2005. Huawei has been contributing to the country's digital transformation, and has been involved in building the country's 2G, 3G, and 4G networks. Huawei currently serves around 80% of the country's population with its products and services. Huawei proactively fulfills its corporate social responsibility using its ICT technologies and capabilities, and cultivates ICT talent for the country. In particular, Huawei contributes ICT equipment to major local universities and works with them to provide ICT certification and training.