The police in Nakuru, Eldoret and Kisumu counties set to be equipped with modern radio communication systems courtesy of Chinese tech group, Huawei Technologies.
Huawei has announced the donations of modern radio communication system to the police in Kenya. This move is aimed at boosting security.
The announcement was made during a meeting with President Uhuru Kenyatta at their headquarters in Beijing on Sunday.
The equipment includes 6 eNodeB Stations, 150 Radio Trunking Terminals and a Radio Trunking System Core Network and Dispatch System.
The President also witnessed the signing of an agreement between Huawei and the Government of Kenya for Huawei to develop a Government Cloud Services Project.
The Government Cloud Services Project entails designing and building Government Cloud infrastructure where all government data and applications will be migrated to. Huawei will also build data exchange and sharing platforms to collaborate government services.
The President also witnessed the signing of another agreement where Huawei Technologies has offered to train 30 Kenyan youth in ICT over the next three years.
Huawei has played a big role in modernisation of police surveillance systems in Nairobi and Mombasa and is also a technology partner in the development of the Standard Gauge Railway.
Speaking when he met the CEO of Huawei Technologies, Guo Ping, President Kenyatta said Kenya appreciates the role played by the Chinese company in Kenya’s development and progress.
“Let us work together and we count on your support as we work on developing our technologies,” he said.