BANGKOK, April 3 (Xinhua) -- Huawei Southeast Asia Talent Development Forum 2017 kicked off here Monday, to explore and discuss talent development strategy and learn from leading global operators.
The forum, hosted by Chinese telecoms giant Huawei, will run for two days.
Government officials, telecommunications operators and industry players across Southeast Asia are expected to share their insights on topics around talent development in the digital transformation era at the forum.
Southeast Asian countries have seen the positive impact brought by digitalization, especially in driving economic growth, Korkit Danchaivichit, deputy secretary general of Thailand National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission said in his opening remarks at the forum.
And they "have invested heavily in ICT (information and communications technology) infrastructure," Korkit Danchaivichit noted.
The Thai official spoke highly of Huawei's involvement in developing ICT talent in Southeast Asia, saying it has contributed to the region's growth economically and socially.