LAHORE - A prize distribution ceremony was held for the position holders of Intermediate Science and Arts groups of Lahore Board here on Saturday.

The chief guest, Provincial Minister for Food Bilal Yasin distrusted certificates and medals among the toppers at Alhamra Hall No 2. Addressing the function, Bilal Yasin said the government has allocated huge funds in education sector to provide better facilities to young generation. “According to the vision of Chief Minister, foreign study tours of prestigious universities are arranged for position holders every year so.”

The minister gave away gold medals and certificates to Muhammad Umar and Shayan Zahid who secured first position in Pre-Engineering group. He also awarded Faisal Maqsood who obtained first position in Pre-Medical.

Similarly, medals and certificates were distributed among other position holders. The teachers of top scorers were also awarded in the ceremony.

Muhammad Umar, Roll No 134122, and Syed Shayan Zahid, Roll No 135799, secured 1044 marks out of total 1100 marks and got first position while Abyaz Asmar of Govt Kinnaird College for Women Lahore, Roll No 107299, remained second by securing 1043 marks.

Mahnoor Wazeer of Govt Kannaird College for Women Lahore, Roll No 108274, and Rimsha Zia of Punjab College for Women, Roll No 127051, got third position by securing 1042 marks.

BISE Lahore Chairman Nasrullah Virk, parents and teachers of position holders and a large number of students attended the ceremony.