LAHORE - Whizkids, a summer camp held by the Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) and managed by PITB Incubation Wing every year to enhance digital creativity & entrepreneurial skills among students, concluded today with a graduation ceremony and distribution of certificates. PITB DG e-Governance Sajid Latif, Director Ali Zeb and Joint Director (incubation wing) Hammad Khalique were also present.
Whizkids 2023 Summer Camp offered free courses to young students ranging between the age of 08-17 [classified in two groups i.e. 8-12 & 13-17]. The summer camp brought together students from diversified backgrounds offering standardized learning and knowledge-sharing opportunities.
The courses ranged from Coding & AI Integration, Entrepreneurship & Leadership Skills, Mobile Application Development, Marketing & Branding, Graphic Designing & Freelancing, Scratch & Lego Mindstorm and Robotics. The courses were tutored by the industry’s leading professionals with the aim to develop a future-ready generation.
‘Robotics’ was one of the essential courses offered at the Whizkids Summer Camp 2023. The course aimed at acquainting the younger children [aged 8 to 12] with creating and programming robots. As part of the final dissertation, graduating students from the age group 13-17 pitched ideas for their startups.
Whizkids Summer Camp 2023 also held a Bake Sale activity, the proceeds of which were donated for a noble cause. The Bake Sale was aimed at inculcating values of charity, empathy and compassion among the children.
In his remarks on the occasion, PITB Chairman Faisal Yousaf stated that the Whizkidz Summer Camp is organized to instil the spirit of digital creativity & entrepreneurship among the school-going children.
Pakistani rupee continue to witness further losses against US dollar in the open market on despite positive economic indicators and massive surge in Stock Market.
On Tuesday, the dollar was being quoted at 285.1 for selling and 288.15 for buying purposes for customers.
Euro price moves down by Rs2 to 312 for buying and 315 for selling. British Pound rate stands at 358.5 for buying, and 362 for selling after increase.
UAE Dirham AED stands at 78 whereas the Saudi Riyal also witnessed fall and new price stands at 76.25.
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||358.5||362|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||36.24||36.59|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||173.44||175.44|
KARACHI – Gold continues to move upward in local market amid surge in international rates.
On Tuesday, the single tola of 24 Karat gold was available at Rs217,600, and the price for 10-gram gold saw increase of Rs943 to reach Rs186,557.
Globally, yellow metal went up by $12 to settle at $2,015 per ounce.
Last week, per tola gold price increased by Rs800 per tola, and it hovers around two month high.
|Lahore||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Karachi||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Islamabad||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Peshawar||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Quetta||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Sialkot||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Attock||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Gujranwala||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Jehlum||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Multan||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Gujrat||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Nawabshah||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Chakwal||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Hyderabad||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Nowshehra||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Sargodha||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Faisalabad||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Mirpur||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|