Establishment of Huawei Innovation Laboratory at KDU

General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University (KDU) entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with one of the Worlds’ leading ICT provider Huawei Sri Lanka to establish innovation laboratory with cutting-edge technology. Major General Milinda Peiris RWP RSP VSV USP, Vice Chancellor of General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University (KDU) and Mr. Liang Yi, Huawei Technologies Lanka Chief Executive Officer were present at the MOU signing ceremony held on 15.06.2020. The MOU will enable General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University to establish a joint Innovation Lab with Huawei Sri Lanka that will provide training and certification courses for university students, staff and industry.

Further Huawei’s global senior experts will be sent to General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University to support the implementation of professional technical certification. The training project aims to provide high-quality ICT talent for Sri Lanka and the South Asian region to meet the changing market requirements and challenges of ICT industry. This will also strengthen ongoing involvements such as industrial training offered to students and ‘Seeds for the Future’ program that Huawei launched in 2016.