Posted on December 04, 2019

Ooredoo announced it is the Official Communications Partner of the 16th International Junior Science Olympiad (IJSO), being held from 3-12 December 2019 at Qatar National Convention Centre.

Organised jointly between Ministry of Education and Higher Education, Qatar University and Qatar Foundation, the IJSO is an annual individual and team competition in the Natural Sciences for students aged under 16. It aims to promote the pursuit of excellence in science; to challenge, stimulate and encourage gifted students to further develop their talents and to connect science students around the world. The IJSO consists of a series of practical and theoretical examinations for science students based on a set syllabus. Teams of six from various countries around the world compete for top spot, being tested on a variety of subjects within Natural Sciences.

Manar Khalifa Al-Muraikhi, Director PR and Corporate Communications, said: “We’re delighted to be associated with such a prestigious event on the science calendar. Supporting events that promote education is a key focus for us as part of our corporate social responsibility strategy, in line with the United Nations sustainability goals, and being partners of IJSO 2019 allows us to show our support in a practical way. We look forward to seeing some impressive scores in the examinations, and wish all the participating students the best of luck.”