Pakistani student bags gold medal in International IT contest

A Pakistani student from Balochistan province has bagged gold medal in an international contest held in Turkmenistan defeating all the participants from Germany, Canada, Russia, England, India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka behind.

Ubaidullah, son of Haji Talib Din, a rice trader, is a class ninth student of Pak-Turk International Schools and Colleges, Quetta has bagged a gold medal from the International Computer Project Olympiad (ICPO) held in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, said a press release.


The competition was held among students from forty-five countries who presented one hundred and fifty projects in the Olympiad.

Ubaidullah’s project that caught attention of participants, organisers and judges was about Plant Automation System; subsequently he was awarded for the 1st position worldwide in the hardware category.

His project P-Bot aims to save plants in cold-flame or greenhouse setting, especially when someone wants to protect the plants at home in all the seasons. P-Bot automates the round-the-year tasks of plant care by means of its full-automatic Cold Flame and Greenhouse routines.

On his arrival in Pakistan, Chairman Pak-Turk International Educational Foundation Unal Tosur, Director Education Kamil Ture, Ebubekir Haspolat, Ahmet Efi Turk and others congratulated Ubaidullah and project supervisor Halil Baris for their outstanding achievement.

On the occasion, Unal Tosur said that they will continue to encourage Pakistani students become independent, innovative and knowledgeable so that they can become great leaders in multiple fields in the years to come.

ICPO is an international competition that brings the world’s best IT students together. It also serves to promote intercultural dialogue and cooperation, through the involvement of students and teachers from many different countries.

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