Teams from Pakistan won second and third positions in the final of Huawei Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Competition Middle East 2019 held at Huawei’s global headquarters in Shenzhen, China.
Thirteen teams comprising a total of 39 students from across the Middle East including two teams from Pakistan took part in the competition.
The Huawei ICT Competition Middle East 2019 attracted more than 21,000 student registrations from 437 colleges and universities in Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates.
Team one from Pakistan got second position and team two got third position in the Huawei ICT Competition Middle East 2019. The winning teams received special certificates and trophies at the finale, as well as the opportunity to conduct field experiments at Huawei’s specialized labs and research centers at its global headquarters, collaborating with some of the brightest minds of the industry.
Team one from Pakistan included Muhammad Umar, Neeraj Harijan, and Haseeb Mehdi, while the second team featured Muhammad Salman, Syed Qazi Shameel Uddin, and Syed Muhammad Kazmain.
The winning teams were selected based on a three-month qualifying period, during which each competed against their national counterparts to earn their place in the regional finals.
Qualifying rounds included working in real ICT laboratories, getting up-to-date with key technologies such as cloud computing, AI, Big Data and 5G.
Teams competed in day-long competitions, which included technology workshops with global ICT experts and discussions with senior delegates from Huawei In the final round.