Seven Pakistani students participate in London’s Youth Scientific Forum

ISLAMABAD, Aug 11 (APP): Seven students from various Pakistani universities participated in two weeks long London International Youth Scientific Forum and visited various academic and science institutions.
The students were selected through rigorous process conducted by Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF), Ministry of Science and Technology, said a press release received here Thursday.
The aim of the programme was to give a deeper insight to the students into science and its applications and how science could benefit mankind.
This year the theme of the Forum was “Great Scientific Discoveries” and students from 75 countries attended this event which enabled young people to develop a better understanding of science and its applications.
The Pakistani students presented their projects at the conference and received a great deal of encouragement from academia and researchers. They also performed at cultural show and got second position.
The students led by Syeda Rehana Batool, Senior Scientific Officer, PSF, also visited the Pakistan High Commission, London and met with Syed Ibne Abbas, Pakistan High Commissioner to UK. They shared their projects and experiences of their two-week stay in London.
The high commissioner appreciated their achievement and hoped that country would benefit from their knowledge and expertise in various fields in future.
He also assured of all possible support to the PSF in enhancing the number of students so that more brilliant students could participate and benefit from this opportunity.