Saturday, March 24, 2018

Sahiwal, 12th January 2018
Developer Circles from Facebook have launched a Program with the objective to 'educate, enable and empower’ local communities for developers (Web/ App/ Gaming/ Robotics) around the world to access information, share knowledge and collaborate with other developers. Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) has collaborated with COMSATS Sahiwal as its partner to host and run this program.

Facebook Developer Circles have launched their Sahiwal chapter at the e-Rozgaar center in COMSATS Sahiwal.

Ms. Elisha Tan, Facebook Marketer and Creator of Tech Ladies traveled from Singapore especially for this launch.

Prof. Dr. Saleem Farooq Shaukat, Director and Mr. Safdar Ali, Deputy Registrar/ Focal Person of COMSATS Sahiwal welcomed Ms. Elisha Tan and whole team of the PITB.

Short meeting was arranged in conference room which was attended by Heads of Computer Sciences, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, ORIC and other academic departments where, detailed discussion was made on the objectives of this collaborative initiative. Everyone was supportive of this initiative and thankful to Ms. Elisha Tan and the management of PITB.

Mr. Safdar Ali, Focal Person, COMSATS Sahiwal, Mr. Ejaz Farooq, Site Manager, Mr. Muhammad Asghar, Lab Manager, the person leading the Developer Circles from e-Rozgaar, Mr. Waleed Ahmad Chughtai arranged for the entire affairs smoothly and was fully supported by the management of COMSATS Sahiwal.

Mr. Shajeel Afzal (CEO of SumatoDev), technical trainer and Mr. Waleed Chughtai addressed the students and talked to them about its need in revolutionizing how we see coding.

Capt.(R), Mr. Salman Tariq, the Sahiwal Developer Circle Lead then set out the grounds for a comprehensive training session on ‘Facebook Login & Account Kit’ which made the topic practically simpler and applaudable for all the attendees.

The motion continued with the Resource Person, Ms. Elisha Tan who briefed about details of the program including benefits to the community with examples of individuals that have achieved progression and success in their area of interests through these circles.

The whole activity concluded with group pose of Ms. Elisha Tan with all trainees, the management of COMSATS and PITB team followed by the working lunch and presentation of souvenirs to Ms. Elisha Tan and the PITB officials by Prof. Dr. Saleem Farooq Shaukat in Conference room.

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  • Campus Established: 2006
  • Total Area: 36 Acres
  • Total no. of faculty: 145
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  • Total Programs Offered: 19
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