Islamabad: The winners of Intel National Science Fair-2012 “Inspiring the Next Generation of Innovations” were awarded prizes at Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) Auditorium here the other day.
An Orientation Session for the students selected for participation in London International Youth Science Forum (LIYSF) -2012 was also held on this occasion.
Pakistan Science Foundation, as part of its science popularization activities in the country also encourage the students by providing awards and prizes to the winners of science competitions as well as support Pakistani students to participate in the International Scientific events/forums. PSF Chairman Prof. Dr. Manzoor H. Soomro was the Chief Guest of the Awards and Orientation Ceremony.
Prof. Dr. N.M. Butt, S.I, Chairman, Preston Institute of Nano Science and Technology (PINSAT) Islamabad, Prof. Dr. M. Aslam Baig, H.I, S.I, T.I, Professor Emeritus, Fellow, Pakistan Academy of Sciences, Islamabad, Dr. Khalil Ahmed Ibupoto, Member Science, PSF, Intel Pakistan Education Program Manager Khadija Bashir, a large number of scientists, teacher and students attended the awards ceremony.
Addressing the Ceremony, Dr. Soomro exhorted the students to plan their career at their early stage of studies and work hard to contribute to the national development. He said PSF promotes such research and educational programs directly or in collaboration with other governmental and non-governmental organizations.
The Chairman said they would continue to support and help in arranging such activities. He also talked about PSF Inquiry-Based Science Learning Program initiated to polish youth’s talent and thinking approach.
The teachers and scientists working for the science education promotion were also awarded prizes to acknowledge their contribution to this national cause. Dr. N.M. Butt, Dr. Aslam Baig, Dr. Khalil Ibupoto and Ms. Khadija Bashir also spoke on this occasion.
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