Islamabad: Pak-Turk International Schools and Colleges on Tuesday organized a prize distribution ceremony for first countrywide Inter Schools Math Olympiad ISMO held recently.
The ISO titled, “Pakistan Seeks Al Khwarizmi,” was held on Jan 27th, 2013 at all the branches of Pak-Turk Schools across the country simultaneously in which some 16500 students participated representing around 500 schools. The students of class 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th participated in the competition to prove their incredible potential.
Speaker of the Turkish Grand National Assembly Cemil Cicek, Deputy Speaker Faisal Karim Kundi, Turk Ambassador Babur Hizlan, Federal Secretaries, officials of Pak-Turk Schools, students, parents, and others were present at the at the award distribution ceremony held at Pak-Turk Chak Shahzad campus.
Many students of different schools bagged cash prizes from 50,000 to 30,000 while Abdul Moeez Ijaz, a class eighth student of Jinnah Preparatory School Islamabad was declared Al Khwarizmi of Pakistan for his outstanding performance. He will retain the title for one year. It may be mentioned that Abu Abdallah Muhammad ibne Musa al-Khwarizmi was a legendary Muslim mathematician.
Speaking at the occasion, Speaker of the Turkish Grand National Assembly Cemil Cicek said that Turkey will continue to support Pakistan which is a great and trustworthy friend. We are tied in the religious and cultural bonds which should be further strengthened, he said, adding that our government as well as masses value multidimensional relations with Pakistan which would by further cemented by the passage of time.
Deputy Speaker Faisal Karim Kundi said that Turkey is promoting education in Pakistan by establishing quality institutes and holding different competitions aimed at enhancing the level of our students.
Our students are being prepared to compete in the international events while many have won medial which is a great achievement, said Kundi.
Ambassador of Turkey Babur Hizlan said that Pakistani youth had tremendous potential and amazing talent to progress and advance in all walks of life. Improving, educating and promoting the brightest Pakistani students is one of our mission, said Hizlan.
Mr. Unal Tosur, Pak-Turk International CAG Educational Foundation, MD Pak Turk Mr. Fesih Celik, Director Education Kamil Ture and others said that we will continue to provide opportunities to Pakistani students to intellectually stimulate them and infuse confidence, ability and decisiveness which were essential ingredient for progress in life.