Huawei inaugurates its new office in Qatar at The Pearl Island

By Arya M Nair, Official Reporter
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Huawei, a leading multinational tech company, has inaugurated its new office in Qatar at the United Development Company (UDC), The Pearl Island.

The inauguration ceremony was attended by the Minister of Communications and Information Technology, HE Mohammed bin Ali Al Mannai, senior representatives from the Investment Promotion Agency of Qatar (IPA Qatar), United Development Company (UDC) Chairman Mr. Ibrahim Jassim Al Othman, officials from the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Qatar and officials including the President for Huawei Middle East and Central Asia, Mr. Steven Yi.

Mr. Yi, commented that “Today’s new office opening is a commitment to our future in Qatar. We are proud of our history in the country and Huawei will continue to support Qatar’s digital transformation through its cutting-edge technology solutions. I look forward to welcoming customers, partners, visitors, and Huawei team members to our new office. I am confident that this expansion will drive further recruitment of elite talent who will take the lead in achieving the goals of the Qatar National Vision 2030, towards a leading sustainable digital society.”

Mr. Mohammed bin Ali Al Mannai_Huawei inaugurates new Qatar office
Mr. Mohammed bin Ali Al Mannai
Qatar Minister of Communications & Information Technology

“Huawei is considered one of our important partners and is among the top leading companies in the field of information and com­munication technology. I am pleased to welcome Huawei’s new expansion in Qatar. There is no doubt that this will contribute to enhancing digital innovation and creating new digital opportunities in the Qatari market.”

Ms. Eman Al Kuwari, Director of the Digital Innovation Department at the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, Mr. Fahad Ali Al Kuwari, Senior Manager of Investor Relations, IPA Qatar, and Mr. Kamal Zian Chief Cybersecurity and Privacy Officer at Gulf North Representative office, Huawei took part in a panel discussion to discuss the growing technology industry in the Qatari market.

During the discussion, Fahad Ali Al Kuwari lauded the milestone of Huawei and how explained how significant it is for the country to partner with major firms like Huawei and cope with the challenges in addition to attracting businesses.

Ms. Eman Al Kuwari outlined the current trends including artificial intelligence (AI) and how the ministry works toward building the capabilities of technologies.

Mr. Zian highlighted that the organization has been contributing towards the national digital infrastructure like implementing 5 G services in the country enabling a better customer experience.

“As we look forward to this opening, we consider this a new start for Huawei because we can see the digital transformation in the Middle East and Qatar. So in that perspective, we are committed to investing more into digital transformation, collaboration with techno partners, private partners, and government and private sectors to ensure our collaboration is fruitful,” Mr. Zian added.

The new headquarters will run and manage the operations such as Carrier Networks, Enterprise, Consumer, Cloud, and Digital Power. CSR programs and initiatives like the flagship program, Seeds for the Future, and many more will also be carried out in the new hub.

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