Ministry of Education and Higher Education Concludes Huawei Seeds for the Future 2023 Program

Huawei recently concluded the first phase of its “Seeds for the Future” program in Doha, Qatar, which was open to university students from the Middle East and Central Asia. Around 175 students from the region participated in this flagship CSR program aimed at developing ICT talents globally. The program was hosted by the Ministry of Education and Higher Education and held under the patronage of Qatar’s Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA).

During the week-long program, students engaged in intensive training sessions and workshops covering topics such as 5G, Artificial Intelligence (AI), and cloud technologies. They also visited various tech-related facilities and locations in Qatar.

The 2023 edition of the program saw students from 15 countries, including Pakistan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, UAE, Bahrain, Kazakhstan, Oman, Uzbekistan, Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq, Azerbaijan, Mongolia, and Kyrgyzstan participate.

Nine students from Pakistan were part of this year’s Seeds for the Future program, along with their mentor Hamza Najam.

Additionally, a Tech4Good regional competition was held concurrently, focusing on empowering youth to drive positive change in their communities. Seven teams from various countries were selected to move on to the second phase of this competition in Dubai.

The winners from the Tech4Good Global Competition will have the opportunity to participate in the Tech4Good Startup Sprint in China, with a chance to win a startup support fund of US$100,000.

Huawei’s Seeds for the Future program, launched in 2008, has seen participation from over 15,000 students from 139 countries worldwide. It aims to equip young individuals with the knowledge, skills, and experiences necessary to excel in the digital age while fostering cultural exchange and collaboration among students from diverse backgrounds.