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Pakistani students win gold medal in international contest

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.

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 An-nual International Sustainable World (Energy, Engineering & Environment) Project Olympiad (I-SWEEEP) held at George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston. Six hundred students representing seventy countries pre-sented 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.

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