Lahore, May 16, 2017 (PPI-OT):A three-day All Pakistan Technology and Art Festival 2017 (APTA’ 17) Monday began at the Government College University under the auspices its Computer Sciences Department. The festival was endeavoured to provide a platform to students from across Pakistan to exhibit their innovative ideas, share knowledge and reveal their creativities.
As many as 350 students and more than 15 educational institutions including, FAST, Punjab University, Kinnaird College, Virtual University, FCC University Lahore, Lahore College for omen University and UMT are participating in the 17 competitions including Coding, Project Development, Graphic Designing, Calligraphy Typography, E-Gaming Championship, Scavenger Hunt, Concept Machine and Sky Lanterns etc. A one-minute Talent Hunt is also part of the grand festival.
Virtual University Rector Prof Dr Naveed A Malik Rector graced the inaugural ceremony of Tech and Art Fest 2017 as the chief guest and key note speaker of the event, while GCU Vice chancellor of the GCU Prof Dr Hassan Amir Shah, motivational speaker Moaz Athar and GCU Computer Science Department Incharge Dr Asad Raza Kazmi also addressed the audience.
Speaking on the occasion, Prof Dr Naveed A Malik said that the digital technologies had revolutionised all industries in the world including education. “It’s high time that all universities in Pakistan should also digitalise their examination systems as done by VU,” he said, adding they would provide their full cooperation to them. Vice Chancellor Prof Hassan Shah said that science, literature and arts were equally important for the progress and prosperity of mankind, adding that such co-curricular activities provided a platform to students from different backgrounds to socialise and share their experiences and ideas.
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