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February 19, 2020

Science fair held at GIK Institute

Peshawar

February 19, 2020

SWABI: The countries that invested in science and technology and lured their youngsters into these productive fields have made remarkable progress and become economically prosperous.

This was stated by participants in the three-day “All Pakistan Science Fair 2020” at the Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology here on Tuesday.

The fair was organized by GIK Science Society. Students of various universities and colleges/schools participated in it and displayed their skills and projects.

The organizers said that the basic objectives of the fair were to encourage students to focus on science creativity and to inspire them to take interest in scientific field. They said that the event gave the students the opportunity to learn from each other in addition to exchanging ideas and knowledge.

The students also exhibit their technological skills that enabled them to know about the present world being competitive and to prepare themselves and contribute to progress and development of the country.

The modules included in the fair were aimed at judging the capability of the students in science and technology and how they should perform when they were given a specific task in a competitive environment.

Areeba Arif, who came from Islamabad, said that they got an opportunity to exchange knowledge with participants and saw their creativity and work.

“The projects really inspired me. The gathering of youngsters and their focus on different projects was unique,” she said.

Ameer Mustafa, who belonged to Rawalpindi, said they exchanged ideas with other students in the exhibition and also learnt about their projects culture because the students came from across the country.

Umair Iqbal said they had brought physics, computer science and mathematics into practical use and the creativity.

Muneebur Rahman, president of the society, said that the students, who participated in the fair, were exposed to diverse fields of science. Trophies and certificates were awarded to the teams for outstanding performance.