Korea Telecom Chief encourages Rwandan students to continue in technological advancement
October 31, 2013No Comments
KT Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Suk-chae Lee
The Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Korea Telecom Corporation (KT) Suk-chae Lee has encouraged Rwandan students to move ahead with technological advancement that runs the present world.
He said this while addressing the students at IPRC-Kigali from the departments of ICT, Electronics and Telecommunications in Kigali on October 28, 2013.
Lee used the opportunity to announce the existing partnership between South Korea and Rwanda aimed at the establishment of a nationwide mobile broad band within the next three years.
“This project is intended to develop an information super highway with a wider bandwidth,” Lee said.
With the help of Government’s effort to make Rwanda an ICT hub, Lee also called upon students to use all opportunities and changes presented by broadband, strive to strengthen their software capabilities.
He stressed that students are Rwanda’s future hope and treasured assets.
The state minister in charge of TVET Albert Nsengiyumva commended South Korea’s efforts to promote skills in Rwanda.
He said it’s an advantage that Rwanda needs to make good use of in training and supplying all the skilled manpower needed for the labour market.
Since its inception in 2008, the Government of South Korea through the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) has supported IPRC Kigali.
This includes the areas of capacity building Construction, Electrical, Industrial Installation, Automobile, and Information Technology and transferring other modern technologies as well as training in Multimedia.