At the Huawei ICT Competition 2022-2023 Global Final, which was held at Huawei Headquarters in Shenzhen, China, the students from Pakistan took second and third place in the Network Track and third place in the Innovation Track, respectively.
The event’s finale featured a tournament between the winners of 146 teams from 36 nations, marking the first event to be held in person since 2019.
According to a news release we got on Tuesday, the ICT Competition saw participation from more than 120,000 students from more than 2000 universities across 74 different nations and regions.
The team that took second place in the Network Track was made up of Muhammad Faeez, Asad Anwer, and Faheem Yar Khuhawar from Mehran University of Engineering and Technology Jamshoro, as well as Maryam Fareed from Lahore College for Women University. The team that took third place comprised Fatima Shafique from Mehran University of Engineering and Technology Jamshoro and Eman Yaqoob from Lahore College for Women University, U.
In addition, among other teams worldwide, Team Quran Ustads from FAST – National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, Islamabad, and Team Glam from Pakistan, each consisting of Hasan Ali Khattak, Moaaz Tameer, and Sidra Farooqui, won third place in the Innovation Track.
This year, there were more than 21% female competitors in the global final, an increase of 8% from three years prior.
The winning teams from the Middle East deserve congratulations, said Shunli Wang, vice president of Huawei Middle East & Central Asia. Huawei will continue to be committed to building the ICT ecosystem, focusing on nurturing local talents and bringing ICT education resources to more academies and universities in the region. Digital talents and skills will be the foundation for developing the digital economy and a crucial part of Middle Eastern countries’ plans and visions.
The Huawei ICT Competition received well wishes from Stefania Giannini, the Assistant Director-General for Education at UNESCO. She claimed that besides enhancing pupils’ digital literacy, the Huawei ICT Competition also looked at workable solutions for sustainable development. She contended that UNESCO fully backed Huawei’s initiatives in the educational sector to increase global connection and digital literacy.