Pakistan’s largest Science Exhibition kicks off with attendance from thousands across the province

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Amanullah Khan

Organised by The Dawood Foundation (TDF), Pakistan’s largest science exhibition TDF Magnifi-Science Exhibition 2017 started today with a massive attendance of students, teachers, families and individuals from various cities of Sindh.
The Dawood Foundation’s 2nd Magnifi-Science exhibition is a collaborated efforts of some of Pakistan’s leading corporations and public sector organisations along with academia, entrepreneurs and specialists in various science fields to promote the culture of science, technology and critical thinking in the country.
TDF’s Magnifi-Science exhibition 2017 is divided into four themes: Basic Science, Science of Technology, Earth Science and Health Science. Each theme has various activities planned around its subject such as, interactive sessions, exhibits, educational games, talks by specialists and also showcasing of different innovative models made by participating organisations and institutions.
The exhibition attracted attendees from all walks of life including politicians, educationists, specialists, entrepreneurs, science clubs, environmentalists and many others. The exhibition also welcomed a huge number of public and private school students from all backgrounds and got them together on a single platform to talk and explore about the many marvels of science and think about innovative ways to overcome some of the problems faced by the country.
Speaking about the event, CEO TDF Ms. Sabrina Dawood said “It has become important for us, as a nation, to rekindle the love of science in our youth and promote critical thinking amongst them. Such learning spaces in Karachi are extremely important where anyone and everyone can come to learn, imagine and explore.” “TDF Magnifi-Science leverages fun, interactive exhibits to foster learning among students. Each exhibit aims to stimulate visitors’ curiosity, leading them to learn and retain simple but important scientific knowledge”, she added.
The participants at Magnifi-Science Exhibition 2017 are prominent names from the corporate, and education sectors like Engro Corp, Dawood Hercules Corp, Hubco, Siemens Pakistan, Sindh Engro Coal Mining, Reon Technologies, Inbox, K Electric, General Electric, Adamjee Durabuilt, International Genetically Engineered machine (IGEM), Lucky Gemstone, Oxford University Press, Unilever – Knorr, WWF Pakistan, IUCN, Pakistan Innovation Foundation, Aga Khan University, Ziauddin University, University of Karachi, Pakistan Dental Association, Garbage Can, Sehat Kahani, Knowledge Platform, Pakistan Science Club, Wonder Tree, Jugnu TV, Grit 3D, My Robotic Lab, Ejaad Tech and Robotech.