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Pakistani students win gold medal in int’l climate contest

PakTurkPakTurkPakTurkPakTurkPakTurkLahore: Three groups of students from different branches of PakTurk International Schools and Colleges got first position worldwide and won two gold medals in an international climate contest held in Kenya. They also bagged third position globally in a science competition held in Indonesia and bronze medal in world’s largest science fair that took place in the US.

According to the details, Muhammad bin Aslam and Naqi Raza of Lahore and Alam Khatoon and Vishah Nazim of Islamabad won first position and two gold medals while competing in the Golden Climate Project Olympiad in Nairobi, Kenya.

The projects they exhibited were “Superior Braking System for Mountain Vehicles in Poor Countries” and “The Self-Washing Car System.”

Similarly, the projects presented by Sameer Husain of Karachi titled, “Producing Electricity by Rain” and another one termed, “Preparation of Beauty Soap by Indigenous Algae” designed by Hassan Rizwan and Vinesh Kumar helped them earn third position globally and bronze medals in International Science Project Olympiad (ISPrO) held in Indonesia.

Moreover, Huda Nur, a student of PakTurk School Lahore had honour of wearing bronze medal with the pride of representing Pakistan in the Seventh Annual International Sustainable World (Energy, Engineering Environment) Project Olympiad (I-SWEEEP) held at George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston.

Six hundred students representing seventy countries presented 385 projects in the I-SWEEEP, world’s largest international science fair focusing energy, engineering, and environment.

Participants enjoyed the opportunity to meet students from different parts of the world while seeing that they are not alone in their commitment to find solutions to the globe’s sustainability problems.

The students also visited NASA Space Center and Houston National Science Museum and presented cultural attires of their countries during the flag show.

Responding to the success, Director Education PakTurk Kamil Ture said that we will continue to encourage Pakistani students become highly literate, innovative and responsible citizens so that they can benefit whole society.

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