Pakistani Student Succeeded in Maths Olympiad Contest with Silver Medal
Lahore, A Pakistani student, Syed Waqar Ali Shah, an A-level student of Pak-Turk International School Karachi participated in the international mathematical Olympiad and clinched silver medal which was held in the Argentinean town, Mar de Plata. This contest was continued for about two weeks and closed on Monday. About 550 student of 96 countries participated in this contest.
A batch of five students represented Pakistan in the International Olympiad who have been selected from thousands of students from national mathematical Olympiad held in October last and National science contest organized by HEC. About 75 students selected and gave them training of two weeks at Lahore and there were continuous test for selection of 40, then 20 and 10 and finally five students.
The other four students of various distinguished schools will be granted special awards on their return to Pakistan. The delegation of the intelligent students was led by the most high reputed faculty members of highly prestigious colleges and universities.
ASSMA Director-General Dr A.D. Raza Chaudhry, who is also coordinating the national team for training gave a statement on Monday in which he said that this year the international competitions were especially tough at all stages including the grand jury. Despite of tough competition Pakistani student won the silver medal competing hundreds of students from 96 countries. This is the great honor for the nation.
He congratulated the teacher of Syed Waqar Ali Shah including his coaches, Dr Babu Berceanu and Dr Mircea Becheanu. This international victory depicts the talents and expertise of brilliant Pakistani students and they also have the ability to win gold medal in future.
He admired the strenuous efforts of HEC and GCU, Lahore for improving of standard of science education including mathematics by providing the best international faculty to Abdus Salam School of Mathematical Sciences.
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