In recent news, Enertech Holding Company Kuwait is set to work with Huawei in order to develop an eco-friendly smart destination including 500 MW of solar power plants in order to further promote tourism in Pakistan. Throughout this partnership, Huawei will be the leading technology partner and will support EnerTech throughout. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for this partnership was signed by both companies in Lahore.
As ICT technologies play a pivotal role in integrating businesses and lifestyles with the latest technological solutions, hence the smart city development will provide a new future for the construction, tourism, and renewable energy sectors of Pakistan. Both companies will ensure long-term cooperation on smart and safe tourism through the utilization of key technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Cloud Computing, Big Data, the Internet of Things, Intelligence Security solutions, etc.
The goal of this MoU are as follows:
* To ensure a state-of-the-art destination to attract citizens and tourists from the rest of the world and Pakistan.
* To establish a partnership for renewable solar power plant development.
In regards to this partnership, Mr. Gaoweijie, Managing Director of Enterprise Business Group, Huawei stated the following in the ceremony:
“The digital economy has become the new engine of economic growth around the world, especially in post-Covid era. Technologies like AI, cloud, 5G and IoT have helped keeping the fabric of our society together, AI makes urban development more efficient, innovative and sustainable, that enhance city’s perception, support quick decision-making and enables faster execution. In future, smart cities need to pursue sustainable targets such as renewable energy, digital inclusion, quality of life and safety of citizens and tourists. Huawei has global business operations, so the partnership and cooperation with EnerTech not only in Pakistan but also in the wider Middle East region will be achievable for both of us.”
Moreover, the CEO of EnerTech Pakistan, Mr. Yasser Malik, mentioned:
“Enertech is developing multiple projects in Pakistan including water processing and supply, renewable energy and sustainable infrastructure. EnerTech always adopts the state-of-the-art technology for each project as the key goal. Huawei always has a proactive approach to support its partners and provides creative and innovative solutions. The projects relating to smart city development and EnerTech’s solar power plants will lay the foundation for a long-term partnership with Huawei. Enertech is looking to develop multiple projects in close conjunction with Huawei, through a strategic partnership enabling long-term collaboration for sustainable development which integrates Huawei’s renewable energy products and project optimization expertise.”