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World Space Week

8-9 October 2012

2 days event was organized by SUPARCO in collaboration with CIIT Abbottabad to celebrate the World Space Week. The event was held from 8-9 October 2012 at CIIT Abbottabad. More than 40 schools across Abbottabad participated in the World Space Week activities organized by the Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (Suparco).

SUPARCO, as a national space agency, has been regularly conducting WSW activities each year since 2005 to increase awareness of space technology and to promote its peaceful usage amongst students and the masses in Pakistan.

Theme of World Space Week 2012 was ‘Space for Human Safety and Security’. During WSW, events and educational programs related to space are held globally.

The commission organized various activities including Rocket Water Competition, Bilingual Essay Writing Competition, Painting Competition, Bilingual Declamation Contest, and Quiz Competition.

During the Opening Ceremony, Syed Zohair Bukhari, Deputy Director General SUPARCO threw light on role of SUPARCO in nation building process. Mr. Ijaz Ahmad, Director Agriculture SUPARCO gave a presentation on role of SUAPRCO in strengthening Agriculture Sector in Pakistan while Mr. Iftikhar Ahmad Bhatti, General Manager SUPARCO enlightened the audience about SUPARCO’s role in Disaster Activities in Pakistan. All presentations were followed by question answer sessions.

The two days events went very well. Closing ceremony was held on 9 October 2012. Brig Syed Khushnood Hussain Commandant Blaouch Regimental Centre graced the Closing Ceremony as the Chief Guest.

Results of all contests are as follows:

Water Rocket Competition

First Position: CIIT Abbottabad, Syed Irfan and Mr. Aslam Mailsi

Second Position: CIIT Abbottabad, Mr. Usman Ali and Mr. Asghar Mehmood

Third Position: CIIT Abbottabad, Mohammad Shoaib and Mr. Fareeh-ullah

Essay Writing (English)

First Position: Pakistan International Public School and College, Abbottabad, Mr. Ahmad Yar

First Position: Army Burnhall College for Girls, Abbottabad, Ms. Aina Shshzad Khan

Second Position: Army Public School and College, Abbottabad, Syed Ajwad

Third Position: Modernage School System, Ms. Zoya Fayaz

Essay Writing (Urdu)

First Position: CIIT Abbottabad, Syed Mohammad Ahmad

Second Position: Punjab Group of Colleges, Abbottabad, Mohammad Umar Nazeer

Third Position, Pakistan International Public School and College, Abbottabad, Ms. Uzma Bibi

Third Position: Army Public School and College, Abbottabad, Ms. Javeria Khan

Painting

First Position: CIIT Abbottabad, Ms. Farhana

Second Position: Punjab Group of Colleges, Abbottabad, Mr. Zain-ul-Abideen

Third Position: Degree College No. 1 for Girls, Abbottabad, Ms. Nila

Sketching

First Position: Modernage School System, Ms. Shifa Tahir

Second Position: Pakistan International Public School and College for Boys, Abbottabad, Mohammad Shoaib

Third Position: CIIT Abbottabad, MR. Muneeb

Declamation Contest (English)

First Position: CIIT Abbottabad, Ms. Tooba Sabir

Second Position: Pakistan International Public School and College, Abbottabad, Mr. Akza Naeem

Third Position: CIIT Abbottabad, Hafiz Rafaqat Ali

Declamation Contest (Urdu)

First Position: CIIT Abbottabad, Mr. Hassan Jamil

Second Position: CIIT Abbottabad, Ms. Maria Zeb

Third Position: Pakistan International Public School and College, Abbottabad, Ms. Aiman Jadoon

Space Quiz

First Position: CIIT Abbottabad, Mr. Uzair Mehmood and Mr. Javed Iqbal

Second Position: Pakistan International Public School and College, Abbottabad, Mr. Sehl Ashar and Mr. Husnain Khan

 

 

 


 

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