ISLAMABAD ( BMZ REPORT )
Intel Pakistan concluded it’s National Science Competition by announcing the winners at Sir Syed Memorial Complex, Islamabad. The winners will represent Pakistan at the Intel International Science & Engineering Fair (ISEF) 2015, to be held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in May 2015. The event was graced by Mr. Qaiser Majeed Malik, Additional Secretary CA&DD as chief guest.
Individual projects winners are; Habab Idress from Dewan Dayaram Jethmal Sindh Government Science college Karachi, Shadad Rasool, Buriro Pak Turk International Schools and Colleges Kahairpur and Muhammad Ahsan Nawaz, Government Higher Secondary School, Vehari.
Group projects winners are; Amir Hussain Khan, Ali Ahmed Karim, Kiran Karim, Aga Khan Higher Secondary School, Karimabad, Karachi. Aurangzeb Ahmed, Tohami Bin Shafiq, Syed Ali Ahsen Muhammad Jafry Beaconhouse School System, Lahore.
The Intel National Science Fair 2014-15 held in collaboration with Pakistan Science Foundation and Federal Ministry of Science and Technology, supported by Habib Bank limited and Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre showcased more than 94 science projects submitted by 197 young scientists from all four provinces after rigorous competition at district and provincial levels. Winners of the National Science Fair have qualified to compete in the International Science & Engineering Fair, showcasing their talent on an international platform for over $5 million in prizes and scholarships.
“The huge number of students who have qualified for the National Science Fair and the ones who’ve further secured a position in the International Science& Engineering Fair in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania are proof that Pakistan is home to incredible talent. One of the core outcomes of education is to produce productive citizens and role models for tomorrow, which we can only achieve by enabling students in becoming acquainted with and excelling in technology,” said Naveed Siraj, Country Manager, Intel Pakistan. “Pakistani students receive international recognition and gain valuable exposure through this platform, while at the same time showing the real potential for Pakistan around the world. I would like to thank all the students who have participated in the Science Fairs at all the qualifying levels, and wish the winning teams the best of luck in Pittsburgh.”