ICESCO Director-General attends awards ceremony of 2023 Imagine Cup in Pakistan
22 March 2023
Dr. Salim M. AlMalik, Director-General (DG) of the Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ICESCO) took part in the award ceremony of Pakistan’s 2023 Imagine Cup competition, organized by Microsoft, in partnership with the Higher Education Commission in Pakistan. The competition aims to provide young people with training opportunities in entrepreneurship and to enhance their capabilities and technical skills, thereby preparing them for future professions.
During the closing ceremony of the competition held in Islamabad, Pakistan on March 21, 2023, Dr. AlMalik emphasized the importance of initiatives, training programs and competitions that encourage youth to explore their innovation potential in technology and harness it to drive positive change in their communities.
ICESCO DG also announced that the Organization offers a financial grant to the four winners of the Imagine Cup competition to encourage them to further their efforts in devising effective solutions to various issues in the technological field.
The Imagine Cup is a renowned competition seeking to discover young talents in technology, programming, and information technology. It is open to students who are sixteen (16) years and older and brings together teams from high schools, vocational institutes, and colleges to develop innovative software solutions to meet major challenges in the software industry.
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