The Managing Director, Huawei Enterprises Business Group (Kenya) Mr. Jason Lin Ming has encouraged students and staff to embrace new technologies in order to improve service delivery. Speaking during the implementation of a total of eight policies developed to guide JKUAT Information and Communication Technology functions, he said that his company that specialized in telecommunication technologies was willing to support JKUAT in its agenda to promote the ICT sector in Kenya and the East African region.
The MD said, the multinational, Huawei company with its origin in China had a lot to share with JKUAT in terms new telecommunication technologies and called for a joint training pact between the two institutions. ‘We can start a certificate training programme that JKUAT can host’.
During the function the Vice Chancellor Professor Mabel Imbuga said that in the past year the university had successful completed several key projects aimed at enhancing the University’s ICT service delivery,” ‘During the year we managed to complete the automation of the University Library. We also managed to adopt a new email management system in partnership with Google Inc.”
Prof Imbuga also noted JKUAT was for the first time using a seamless communication platform which she said was augmenting learning at the University.