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2-day ACM-ICPC Asia Dhaka regional contest concludes

DHAKA, Nov 12, 2017 (BSS) - A two-day "ACM-International Collegiate Programming Contest (ACM-ICPC)-2017" was concluded at the city campus of University of Asia Pacific (UAP) on last night here.

UAP Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) Department organised the final round of the contest titled "2017 ACM-ICPC Asia Dhaka Regional Contest", said a press release here today.

In the final round of the competition, BUET Dracarys bagged the champions trophy while BUET NeverMind, SUST_TeamX became first and second runners-up respectively.

State Minister for ICT Division Zunaid Ahmed Palak addressed the closing ceremony as the chief guest and distributed prizes among the winners.

UAP Vice-Chancellor (VC) and Asia Regional Contest Director, Dhaka Professor Dr Jamilur Reza Choudhury presided over the function that was addressed, among others, by Engineer Mohammad Enamul Kabir and UAP Board of Trustees Chairman Qayum Reza Chowdhury.

Two or three teams, secured top position in the contest, are likely to take part in the world finals to be held in Beijing hosted by Peking University from April 15 to 20 in 2018.

Earlier, University Grants Commission (UGC) Chairman Prof Abdul Mannan inaugurated the contest as the chief guest on November 10.