LAHORE: The performance of schoolchildren of Iqbal Town in the Punjab Youth Festival stunned teachers and judges as their science models drew the attention of the crowd in the science models competition of the Punjab Youth Festival held at the Govt Comprehensive School, Wahdat Road, on Friday.
Female students belonging to medical department through their models have explained the diseases of heart and lungs.
Amina Ghulam Dastagir claimed the first position and qualified for the next round of the event. Sheza Javed from the Govt High School, Township, secured the second position, while Sadia Saeed of the Govt Pilot Secondary School, Wahdat Road, clinched the third position.
Female students competing in the science model competition said that they had competed for the first time in such events and the Sports Board Punjab (SBP) had provided them with an opportunity to exhibit their skills.
In the boy’s category, the competition was won by Usama Ahmad of the Govt ND Islamia High Sschool, Ichhra, while Kashif got second and Asif earned the third positions.
Meanwhile, it was decided that the Punjab Youth Festival 2014 would also provide opportunities to thousands of students from different universities of the province to exhibit their prowess in various events.
A meeting was held on Friday at the National Hockey Stadium under the chair of Rana Mashhood along with Sports Director General Usman Anwar.
The meeting was attended by Saima of the PTIB, MPA Taniya Noor, event coordinator Ahmad Deen and all the representatives of different universities.
Addressing the participants of the meeting, Rana Mashhood said, “The purpose behind organising the Punjab Youth Festival is to present a softer image of the country and to show the world the real strength of our youth.”
He also assured all-out support to all the representatives of the universities.
Briefing the audience, SBP DG Usman Anwar said, “Curricular as well as extracurricular activities will be the part of the festival’s events. The top performers will be awarded special prizes.”
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