(MENAFN - Arab Times) The Kuwait Robot team which won eight medals at the tournament held in Bucharest, Romania, poses for a group photo - (KUNA)
37 countries take part in tourney
VIENNA, April 23, (KUNA):
Kuwait's Center for Robotics, a sector at the Ministry of Education, won eight
medals in Robot design, build, and programming on Tuesday at International
Robotics Tournament known as (INFOMATRIX) held in Bucharest.
'This new international
achievement will be added to Kuwait records in international competitions,'
Al-Kandari said to KUNA by phone.
Al-Kandari expressed his
admiration for the participating team, which includes eight students from
intermediate level schools, stressing, 'this achievement is only a translation
of the efforts of coaches and students throughout the past period leading up to
Al-Kandari noted that the
achievements by Kuwaiti students at more than one level 'also come as a result
of the Ministry of Education keenness to support students and stimulate their
scientific creativity paving the way for their talents to shine and to be
heroes representing Kuwait in a dignified manner globally.'
For his part, Kuwait's Ambassador
to Romania Talal Al-Hajri congratulated the Kuwaiti robot team on this
achievement and the 'great international recognition' among 785 participants
representing 37 countries in this 'major international event'.
Ambassador Al-Hajri wished more
progress and victories for Kuwait and its students.
The Kuwaiti delegation includes
eight students in addition to the coaches Abdulwahab Al-Qattan and Jassim
Infomatrix is an international
computer project competition, born from a desire to bring the world's best IT
The competition is not just about
promoting professional excellence; it also serves to promote intercultural
dialogue and cooperation, through the involvement of students and teachers from
all around the world.