Amb.Zhou attends the Launch of the EPA-Huawei Handover Ceremony
（From Chinese Embassy in Zambia）
"Huawei is a good example of Chinese Companies in Zambia that are eager to shoulder social responsibilities and feed back to local community." Ambassador Zhou Yuxiao pointed out in his speech at the EPA-Huawei Handover Ceremony on 18th, November, 2011.
On this ceremony, Huawei Technologies Zambia Co., Ltd donated sixty brand new computers to the University of Zambia, School of Engineering under the Education Partnership for Africa (EPA) programme.
While presenting the book "China's Bronze" as a gift to Professor Simukanga, Vice-Chancellor of UNZA, Amb. Zhou told the audience that China had managed the technique of copper-casting and smelting even 3000 years ago. However, China is still a developing country, meaning it will take several generation's effort for national development. "Zambia is endowed with rich natural resources including copper and water. Unfortunately, Zambia's export still comes largely from copper mine, without the capability of manufacturing copper products. " Amb. Zhou said," China has developed so fast in recently years because we've adopted the policy of 'revitalizing the country through science, technique and education'. It's our suggestion that Zambia should increase input in education fields, so as to improve the industrialization level and global competitiveness in the long run. Young people, in particular, should have a sense of urgency, because the future of Zambia lies on their hard working and creativeness."
In concluding, Amb. Zhou reassured that as an all-weather friend of Zambia, China will continue its support to Zambia in all fields including education, and looks forward to working together with Zambian government to achieve its goal to "make Zambia a better place for all".
In their remarks, Vice-Chancellor Simukanga and Mr.Mwata who representing Hon.Dr. John Phiri, Education Minister also highly commended Huawei's donation, saying it greatly improved the access to ICT by UNZA students and enhanced the researching capability of the University.