Md Shahreer Zahan, Shahrin Hayder Suhi and Amrin Shalat Mim won the grand finale of the Sweden-Bangladesh Nobel Memorial Quiz 2017 held in the city on Thursday.
Triumphing over three competing teams in the final, their team from North
South University has won a one week fully paid trip to Sweden, and will receive the opportunity to visit famous Swedish companies and sight-seeing points in Sweden.
The quiz focused on Alfred Nobel, the Nobel Prize, Nobel Laureates, and Sweden as a country.
The Sweden-Bangladesh Nobel Memorial Quiz 2017 highlighted Sweden as a country of innovation and enterprise to the Bangladeshi people, and features the work of Swedish companies in Bangladesh – especially among university students.
Several globally renowned Swedish companies, including Arla, Ericsson, IKEA, ABB and Tetra Pak are operating directly in Bangladesh, while products of Swedish organizations like Scania are widely popular in the country.
Ambassador of Sweden to Bangladesh Charlotta Schlyter attended the grand finale as the chief guest.
Head of Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering of Buet Dr Quazi Deen Mohd Khosru also attended the occasion as judge. Also present were representatives of the campaign sponsors ABB, Ericsson, Arla, Tetra Pak, Scania, and IKEA.
Swedish Ambassador Schlyter said Bangladesh and Sweden are deepening their relations in the area of business, culture and research.
She said the Nobel Quiz shows that there is a generation of students in Bangladesh with deep interest in enterprise and innovation, following the spirit of the great Swedish industrialist Alfred Nobel.
“I am also amazed to see the enormous interest and deep knowledge in Sweden that the participants show. They will help in building our future cooperation,” said the Swedish Ambassador.unb