Huawei to help set up smart classrooms in GIKI

Chinese smartphone titan Huawei will reportedly help establish smart classrooms at the Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Science and Technology.

The announcement in this regard was made by Huawei’s representative in Pakistan, Niaz Ali Shahrukh, during a meeting with GIKI Rector Prof Fazal Ahmad Khalid, as reported by Dawn.

According to Mr. Niaz, the time has come for the collaboration between the two organizations in order to facilitate and promote a digital environment for students.

This is the time to expand our collaboration in the best interest of students and provide them with the opportunity to learn in a digital environment.” he said.

He added that a single smart classroom would cool 1.5 million rupees.

Professor Khalid agreed with the notion of presenting students with a digital landscape, especially in the context of the ever-growing technology in our world.

We are going digital and Huawei’s help in this regard will be very fruitful.” he said.

The academic noted that due to a rapidly changing technology landscape, there was an urgent need for flexible solutions such as smart classrooms.

This collaboration between GIKI and Huawei is not the first instance in which the two organizations have come together in an initiative.

Huawei and GIK Institute are already collaborating in the Huawei ICT Academy program,Professor Khalid pointed out.

Launched in 2013, the Huawei ICT Academy is a school-business cooperation project that aims to develop a talent ecosystem, courtesy of a talent supply chain that covers the entire learning, certification and employment process.

Huawei Pakistan and GIKI also agreed that the former will help the latter boost their IT infrastructure and the digital landscape in general.

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