ECWC, AASTU Ink MoU
Ethiopian Construction Works Corporation (ECWC), and the Addis Ababa Science and Technology University (AASTU) signed on 01 Dec. 2020 a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in a bid to work together on construction quality assurance and technology expansion endeavors.
According to the agreement, the Corporation will work together with the University, especially with the Construction Quality and Technology Excellence Center, toward improving the construction sector in general and in quality assurance and technology transfer activities in particular.
At a ceremony held here in the headquarters of the Corporation, Corporation Chief Executive Officer Eng. Yonas Ayalew and Dr. Abraham Debebe, Vice President of the Research and Technology Transfer of the University signed the accord on behalf of their institutions.
After signing the accord, Engineer Yonas said the corporation is desirous to work with the university in human resource development activities as the university is aspiring to be a hub of science and technology in general and center of excellence in construction quality and technology expansion works.
The university may organize tailored trainings on construction quality assurance and technology transfer endeavors, he said, adding the corporation will play its level best toward strengthening cooperation between the two state-owned institutions.
Vice President of the Research and Technology Transfer with the University, Dr. Abraham Debebe said on his part the university, as a host of eight centers of excellence, is willing to forge mutual cooperation with governmental organizations toward bring about overall development and social progress across the nation.