United Yousef M. Naghi becomes exclusive distributor of TCL’s air conditioning products

Updated 12 February 2015

United Yousef M. Naghi becomes exclusive distributor of TCL’s air conditioning products

United Yousef M. Naghi Co. Ltd., one of the major electronics and appliance’s distributors and retailers in the Kingdom, has announced its appointment as the new and exclusive distributor of TCL air conditioning products in Saudi Arabia. The event was attended by Ammar Naghi, CEO of United Yousef M. Naghi Co. Ltd., TCL’s delegates from headquarter and sub dealers.
In addition to announcing the partnership between the two companies, the event introduced TCL’s air conditioning product line. The models that will be available across the Kingdom through the United Yousef M. Naghi Co. Ltd. showrooms and its network of sub-dealers include the split and the window air conditioners offering innovative products at affordable cost in the market.
Naghi said: “We are proud to announce today our new air conditioning distributorship agreement with TCL, China’s No.1 industrial brand. We are setting a new milestone for both United Yousef M. Naghi Co. Ltd. by adding another first-class brand to our diversified portfolio.”
In the Q1-Q3 period of 2014, TCL’s industrial group sales revenues reached $ 11.26 billion while the company’s net profit scored around $ 0.5 billion. In the same year, the TCL brand’s value exceeded $10.87 billion and is continuing to lead the Chinese industrial segment for nine consecutive years.
Naghi added: “TCL is a first-class manufacturer of ACs with products sold around the world. The brand has achieved outstanding results worldwide markets and I anticipate great success for their air conditioners in the Kingdom as well, especially that the products fulfill a wide spectrum of consumers’ needs, including advanced performance, enhanced hygienic and air-filtering features, stylish design, energy efficiency, and environmental friendliness.”

Saudi students to visit Huawei HQ in China

Huawei recently held a special ceremony for students participating in the program at the CITC headquarters in Riyadh. (Photo/Supplied)
Updated 17 November 2018

Saudi students to visit Huawei HQ in China

The Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) is collaborating with Huawei, a global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices, to launch Huawei’s fourth edition of the “Seeds for the Future” program. 

This year the Seeds for the Future program is expected to attract numerous projects from a wide range of universities in Riyadh, each with the potential to be selected for incubation. The initiative aims to develop ICT talent among Saudi students who will become tomorrow’s leaders. They will also receive focused mentoring from top Huawei executives and a chance to travel to Huawei’s global headquarters in Shenzhen, China, to gain exposure to the ICT solutions provider.

The company recently held a special ceremony for students participating in the program at the CITC headquarters in the Saudi capital. The event was attended on behalf of the CITC governor by Ahmed Al-Jarboo, vice president of corporate communications; Zhou Xinglong, counselor at the Chinese Embassy in Saudi Arabia; and Dennis Zhang, CEO of Huawei Tech Investment Saudi Arabia Ltd. 

CITC has been collaborating with Huawei since 2015 on Seeds for the Future. A total of 51 students have directly benefited as a result of the program, including through their visit to Huawei HQ in Shenzhen.

Al-Jarboo thanked Huawei for its efforts in “serving the community and its keenness on upgrading the Kingdom’s ICT sector.” He also urged students to benefit from the experience in expanding their knowledge.

Xinglong said: “This is another example of the close relationship we have with Saudi Arabia. I am proud of Huawei’s commitment to social responsibility and the important role played by this prestigious company in the development of Saudi youth.”

CEO Zhang said: “We are pleased to announce that we will continue to partner with the CITC for the Seeds for the Future in 2018. Saudi Arabia has a huge segment of young people and we are proud to announce our solidarity to empower these young people and give them the opportunity to sharpen their skills and help them become the leaders of tomorrow in the field of information and communication technology.”

He added: “Huawei is seeking to collaborate with government partners to develop an ecosystem for the ICT sector, and the key to this is to guide and support outstanding young talents in the field of ICT not only in Saudi Arabia, but to provide them with access to institutions to develop technologies that will help the Kingdom achieve its goals in its Vision 2030.”