The Honorable President of Zimbabwe, HE Emmerson Mnangagwa led a delegation from Zimbabwe to visit Dahua Technology Headquarters at Hangzhou, China on the morning of 6 April 2018. Dahua Technology Chairman, Fu Liquan, and VP and General Manager of Dahua Overseas Business, Michael Chen warmly received the guests.
Invited by Chinese President Xi Jinping, President Mnangagwa engaged in his first foreign affairs visit to a country outside of Africa since taking office in November 2017. Zimbabwe is an important birthplace of civilization in southern Africa, and President Mnangagwa has been actively promoting economic reconstruction, seeking opportunities for economic development and investment.
Fu Liquan introduced Dahua Technology’s core competence in video surveillance as well as their business development in Africa to the visiting guests. He said that Dahua Technology has continuously maintained healthy relationship with the local Zimbabwe market, and in the future, they look forward to contributing its strengths to the economic development in Zimbabwe. He also wished President Mnangagwa for a successful conclusion to his China visit.
President Mnangagwa expressed his gratitude for having an opportunity to visit Dahua Technology Headquarters. He stated that the Dahua showroom had left him with a strong and lasting impression. Dahua Technology possesses advanced technologies and products with the capability to uphold the law and ensure a peaceful society, protect against criminal acts in airports and supermarkets, and even defend the safety of national borders. President Mnangagwa believes these strengths can assist Zimbabwe in its rapid development and advancement. Dahua Technology hopes that it can participate in the country’s reforms.
Dahua Technology entered the African market in 2008, and achieved stable business growth. Starting in 2015, they successively established subsidiaries in South Africa, Kenya, Tunisia and Morocco, thus providing sales and technical support to the African market directly. They initiated business in Zimbabwe in 2014 and gradually expanded their local channel network. Today, the momentum of development has been set, allowing Dahua Technology to engage deeper into the local security market, and better serve local customers.