China's Huawei Donates Anti Pandemic Materials to Ministry

Aug. 19, 2021

Expressing its solidarity and partnership with Ethiopia & the Ministry of Finance (MoF), the Chinese ICT infrastructure giant, Huawei, donated anti-COVID-19 materials to the Ministry of Finance. The batch is composed of facemasks and sanitizers for the personal protection of workers to counter the pandemic.

During the handing over ceremony H.E Minister Ahmed Shide thanked Huawei for the support. The support he said will also be used for the Ministry staff to protect themselves from COVID-19 pandemic.

He also expressed his gratitude for the longstanding partnership the company has with the Ministry and Ethiopia, particularly through ICT talent capacity building and IT infrastructure modernization which is important as Ethiopia continues to reform its telecom sector.

Huawei Deputy CEO Mr. Charles Ding said his company will continue to support MoF with ICT capacity building and also in the fight against this pandemic.

Established in 1999, Huawei Ethiopia contributed to the country development for over two decades providing telecom infrastructures, enterprise ICT & Smart power solutions for key sector players like Ethio-Telecom, MINT, AAU & many more.  Huawei Ethiopia currently created over 300 jobs and benefited over 45.8 million people with its services and products.