Dr. Amr Talaat, Minister of Communication and Information Technology confirmed that 5G will be deployed for the first time in Egypt in the framework of the Africa Cup of Nations which will be held from 21 June till 19 July. Huawei will cooperate with Telecom Egypt to bring 5G technology experience to Egypt.
Li Jie, Chairman of Huawei's Supervisory Board, said Huawei pays great importance to the strategic position of the Egyptian market. Huawei is committed to more actively match the government and Egyptian market demands and contribute to Egypt’s digital economy development. He stressed the importance of practical education and training, which would build a generation of high quality, and highly skilled members. He highlighted that Huawei is ready to strengthen cooperation with Egypt in the field of practical education and training, to support the technology development of the government and the private sector in various fields.
Egyptian Prime Minister Mustafa Madbouly praised the level of cooperation between Egypt and China. Particularly, that the President Abdullah Fatah El-Sisi is keen that Egypt benefit from learning from the China's development experience. Based on the favorable cooperation environment between China and Egypt, the Prime Minister stressed the importance of increasing investment in Egypt, especially in smart city technological solutions and technologies related to government’s focus areas.
Dr. Amr Talaat, Minister of Communication & Information Technology, highlighted that Egypt is interested in exploring cooperation with Huawei in the fields of fifth-generation communication technology and artificial intelligence.