From Beijing to Shenzhen, Tech Students Converge

Zimbabwe tech students undergoing Huawei the seeds of the future 2016, today have joined the team of other countries including, France, Trinidad and Tobago, from the Capital city of China, Beijing to Shenzhen, some 2,372 kilometers, approximately a 4 hrs flight.

Beijing to Shenzhen

Shenzhen is the heart beat of Huawei, this is where Huawei is not only based but they have their own “city”, in ZhenZhen, its not just an HQ, but a full large area with 12 high raising buildings employing 50 000 employees in the same area, probably larger than Bulawayo in capacity, while globally Huawei employees a total 176 00 employees.

This is the last week in China, where students are going to be exposed to hands on training and familiarization to the trending global technology under the Huawei University.

Here is a bit more in pictures , just of the flight and day in class at Huawei Centre.

 

 

 

 

 

Shenzhen ([ʂə́nʈʂə̂n] ( listen); Chinese: 深圳[3]) is a major city in Guangdong Province, China. Shenzhen is located immediately north of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. It currently also holds sub-provincial administrative status, with powers slightly less than a province.[4]

Shenzhen was a market town of 30,000 people on the route of the Kowloon–Canton Railway. That changed in 1979 when Shenzhen was promoted to city-status and in 1980 designated China’s first Special Economic Zone (SEZ).[5] According to the Government report for 2015, Shenzhen had transformed to a city with population of 10,778,900[6] and a metropolitan area population of over 18 million. Shenzhen was one of the fastest-growing cities in the world during the 1990s and the 2000s.[7] Shenzhen’s population boom slowed down to less than one percent per year by 2013 as the manufacturing boom ebbed in favor of other industries.[8]

Shenzhen’s modern cityscape is the result of its vibrant economy made possible by rapid foreign investment since the institution of the policy of “reform and opening” establishment of the SEZ in late 1979. Significant sums of finance have been invested into the SEZ by both Chinese citizens and foreign nationals. More than US$30 billion in foreign investment has gone into both foreign-owned and joint ventures, at first mainly in manufacturing but more recently in the service industries as well.

 

 

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