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Software exhibition Opens at GIK

TOPI (Swabi) – A first ever two-day software exhibition opened at Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute. Universities and institutes throughout the country are participating in the event.

This is the first ever event of its kind in a remote region like Topi. The event would be open for general public for both the days and was attended by the public, which showed good interest in the event.

The exhibition was inaugurated by the Rector GIK Institute, Buksh Sumroo that has been arranged by Association for Computing Machines (ACM) GIKI Students chapter.

The society is responsible for coordinating with the events going on under ACM across the globe and helps the students with the local and international memberships by publishing newsletters and holding seminars. Apart from this the society has on its agenda the carrying out of workshops on various topics of Interest of engineer and Computer Science students, said the exhibition organizers.

The rector Illahi Buksh Sumroo went through the different stalls and asked questions from the owners about the operation of various software systems on display in the competition.

He had taken great interest in the exhibition and said; “Such events should be arranged in the institute each year.” He also appreciated the organizers and said that “The institute will extend all kind of help to them in future and that would be very helpful for the students of engineering and those who have taken interest in Information Technology”

The ACM have also arranged a quiz competition amongst the students of the participating institutes.

The North West Frontier Province (NWFP) Governor Syed Iftikhar Hussain Shah will be the chief guest on the concluding day.

Source: The Nation
Date:11/24/2001