All Pakistan Bilingual Oratory Competition 2015-16

On 24 November 2015, the ‘All Pakistan Bilingual Oratory Competition 2015-16’ was arranged at The City School Chenab Campus, Faisalabad. Around 18 teams from well reputed institutions of Lahore and Faisalabad – LGS, Roots, Beaconhouse School System, Punjab University Lahore, FAST, Government College University Lahore, FC College Lahore, Faisalabad Grammar School Faisalabad, Kohinoor Grammar School Faisalabad, Government College University, Agricultural University Faisalabad, Community College Faisalabad and TCS Sargodha Campus – participated in the event. Well-known names from the debating community had been invited to preside as judges, including General Secretary of the debating Society at LUMS Mr Haseeb Sarfraz, President of Law Mooting Society at UCL Mr Talha Mushtaq, President of the Formanites Debating at FC College Lahore Mr Momin Niazi, and General Secretary of the Debating Society at LUMS 2012-13 Mr Ammar Anwar.

 

The event was opened by the President, Maham Shahid (Class 11) and General Secretary Awais Sajjad (Class 10) of the Debating Society. There were some impressive speeches that kept the audience on the edge of their seats and then there were the comical speeches, which lightened the mood and made everyone laugh. Overall, it was a tough competition that made it difficult for the judges to finalise their decisions, but in the end FAST University was awarded the team trophy and the other position holders were awarded shields. The judges were given special souvenirs by the Principal.

The entire event was organised and managed by the Debating Society with the assistance of the Student Council, who maintained the discipline. The students handled everything, from the registration desk to arranging refreshments, which helped enhance their managerial skills and gave them a chance to practise event organisation. The competition was a great success and everyone, including the judges and participants, appreciated the school and the students for their hard work.