ISLAMABAD - The Roots School System National Olympiad 2012 kicked-off at Roots College International Millennium Campus on Friday.
The four day mega event saw more than 1000 participants from across Pakistan taking part in 20 exciting competitions. The competitions offered the participants the opportunity to interact with their peers in a fun-filled, competitive environment as from the artist to the chess whiz, from the actor to the geek, from the musician to the orator; the Olympiad 2012 had something for everyone.
The competitions included battle of the bands, chess, click flick, mind quest, debates, creative writing competitions and much more.
The Argentinian Ambassador, Rodolfo J. Martin, the chief guest at the opening ceremony, appreciated the efforts of the school’s management and faculty and said it was a driving force for the institution’s success and was nurturing Pakistan’s future. He also praised the vision of Chaudhry Faisal Mushtaq, who he considered the idea sponsor of the initiative.
The event organisers said the Olympiad gave students the chance to show off their talents, to interact with renowned celebrities and enjoy the social events. They added that this year’s Olympiad featured professionals regarded best in their respective fields. Concerts, stage performances and a myriad of other exciting extravaganzas were planned for the three days of the event.