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13 September, 2021 06:56:36 PM
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‘Seeds for the Future 2021 Bangladesh’ kicked off

Staff Reporter, Dhaka
‘Seeds for the Future 2021 Bangladesh’ kicked off

Huawei Technologies (Bangladesh) Limited launched ‘Seeds for the Future 2021 Bangladesh’ through a virtual event on Monday, according to a press release.

Minister of State for Information and Communication Technology Division Zunaid Ahmed Palak graced the inauguration ceremony as the chief guest. Dr Md Rafiqul Islam Sheikh, Vice-chancellor, Rajshahi Universiry of Engineering and Technology; Dr Muhammad Fazli Ilahi,  Vice-chancellor, Ahsanullah Universiry of Engineering and Technology; George Lin, President, Enterprise Business Group, Huawei Technologies (Bangladesh) Limited also joined the event with other high officials. Dr Mohammad Rubaiyat Tanvir Hossain, head of EEE, Chittagong Universiry of Engineering and Technology presented the keynote on ICT talent development and ‘Seeds For The Future’.
 

On this occasion state minister Zunaid Ahmed Palak said, “I have been observing Huawei’s Seeds for the Future programme for quite some time. I must say that this kind of initiative has been contributing a lot to not only in equiping our youth with future-fit ICT skills but also in developing an ecosystem for nurturing ICT talents in the industry.”

Huawei Bangladesh’s President, Enterprise Business Group, George Lin said, “The youths are our future. In upcoming years, we will be heavily reliant on ICT skills. Keeping that in mind, Huawei has designed this programme so that we can help the nation materialise ‘Digital Bangladesh’ dream by facilitating the youth with necessary skills and leadership qualities, leveraging Huawei technical expertise and experience in the ICT industry.”

In his keynote, Dr Mohammad Rubaiyat Tanvir Hossain said, “This programme has been at the centre of attention as ‘Seeds for the Future’ has not only enabled the STEM and non-STEM students to enhance their ICT knowledge but also opened up new opportunities for them in the industry. I am hopeful that this year’s programme will be, as usual, a revealing experience for all the participants.”         

This year, students from digfferent science and engineering universities will join the event and 18 most talented students based on their academic record, knowledge and innovative thinking will be selected as the winner from Bangladesh. Those students will be moved to the next step which will be a common platform for all winners of different countries.

Launched globally in 2008 in Thailand, ‘Seeds for the Future’ has been implemented in around 130 countries worldwide. Around 9,000 students and 500+ universities around the world have been benefitted from this programme so far.

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