Pakistani Student, Syed Abdullah Shah Bukhari from Loralai, Balochistan has won a bronze medal in at 16th International Junior Science Olympiad (IJSO) held in Doha, Qatar from December 3-12. Five-member Pakistani team of students including Syed Abdullah Shah Bukhari, Warda Hadia, Alishba Hameed, Wajhat Hanif and Muhammad Aoun Azhar participated in the IJSO 2019.
The students’ team was led by Syeda Rehana Batool, Principal Scientific Officer, Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF). In the 16th IJSO, student teams from 76 countries participated and Pakistani team won medal 4th time consecutively, said a news release.
It is pertinent to mention that Pakistan became member of IJSO in 2016 and won Bronze Medal in Experimental Design competition in 13th IJSO held in Bali, Indonesia. Pakistan also won medals in 14th and 15th competitions held in the Netherlands and Botswana respectively.
IJSO is an annual individual and team competition in the field of natural sciences for students who are under 16 years of age on 31st December of the competition year.—APP