Wipro gets orders in Kuwait

DUBAI - Wipro Infotech, the Middle East, India and Asia Pacific IT division of $1.35 billion Wipro Limited by signing agreements with Gulf Insurance Company, Kuwait Foundation for Advancement of Science, Investment Dar and Future Communications Company has strengthened its position in Kuwait.

By A Staff Reporter

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Published: Thu 22 Jul 2004, 9:59 AM

Last updated: Thu 2 Apr 2015, 11:59 AM

These agreements includes application development, IT consultancy, infrastructure related service and awareness programs on Six Sigma quality standard.

Suresh Vaswani, president, Wipro Infotech said: "The Middle East is a critical component of our global expansion strategy as it is a rapidly growing IT services market. Wipro is committed to building a strong business base here in Kuwait as well as rest of the Middle East. We will continue to provide value through our vast global experience, robust quality processes, in-depth understanding of various domains and our comprehensive range of high value IT services.''

Wipro commenced operations in Kuwait in August 2003 and is focusing on all verticals that include oil and gas, telecom, banking and insurance, government and retail. Within three years, it has built a strong customer base in Kuwait, UAE, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain and Saudi Arabia.

Wipro's key customers in the Middle East includes Saudi Polyolefins, Al Haya Medical Company and Riyadh Pharma in Saudi Arabia, Dubai e-Government, Dubai Municipality and Dubai Dry Docks in UAE, and Doha Bank, Qatar Petroleum and Qatar Vinyl Company.

Presently, Wipro has more than 300 skilled professionals working on various projects across the Middle East. Its major thrust is on the high-end of the IT Services value chain that includes Technology Services, Software Solutions and IT Consulting.

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