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World Space Week 2014

5-6 November 2014

World Space Week is an annually celebrated international event on the contribution of space, science and technology in the betterment of the human kind. United Nations has declared World Space Week as October 4-10 annually.

It is celebrated in almost 65 nations of the world including Pakistan. Pakistan Upper Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (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.

SUPARCO has extended WSW activities throughout Pakistan with the partnership of key educational institutions of Pakistan. CIIT Abbottabad and SUPARCO conducted this year’s Space Week on 5-6 November 2014 with participation from schools and colleges of Abbottabad, Haripur, and Mansehra. “COMSATS Literary Society (CLS)” organized the competitions and also conducted all the stage activities. Painting and Sketching competition was conducted by the team of “Aadrish”. The competitions that took place were as follows:

  • E-Poster Competition
  • Water Rocket Competition
  • Bilingual Essay Writing Competition
  • Painting and Sketching Competition
  • Bilingual Declamation Contest
  • Space Quiz

Following schools and colleges participated:

  1. Army Public School, Kakul, Abbottabad
  2. Army Burn Hall College for Girls, Abbottabad
  3. Army Burn Hall School Section, Abbottabad
  4. Punjab Group of Colleges, Abbottabad
  5. Govt. Degree College No. 1, Abbottabad
  6. Tameer-e-Watan Public School and College, Abbottabad
  7. Post Graduate College No.1 Abbottabad
  8. PIPS and College for Girls, Abbottabad
  9. Peace College, Mansehra
  10. Post Graduate Degree College, Mansehra
  11. Mansehra Public School and College, Mansehra
  12. Post Graduate College for Girls, Haripur

Closing ceremony was conducted on the second day and prizes were distributed among the winners. Souvenirs were also presented to the SUPARCO team.

For more pictures, visit http://ciit-atd.edu.pk/gallery/Default.aspx?year=2014&ID=222

 

 


 

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