On August 10, the closing ceremony of 31stInternational Olympiad in Informatics (IOI) has been held at Heydar Aliyev Center.
Ministry of Education of Azerbaijan Jeyhun Bayramov, Minister of Transport, Communications and High Technologies of Azerbaijan Ramin Guluzade, ambassadors of foreign countries and other official guests have attended the event.
At the beginning of the event, a video was shown dedicated to the arrival in Baku of local and international organizing committees of the 31st International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI 2019) in February this year. The Minister of Education, Chairman of the “IOI 2019” Jeyhun Bayramov congratulated the participants on the completion of the Olympiad, thanked the organizers, the global sponsor of the event the Acer Company and everyone who participated in this process for the high level of organization of the competition.
“Every young person has the opportunity to change the world and make it better. This also applies to innovation. I am sure that you were able to get acquainted with the Azerbaijani culture, music and cuisine. Multiculturalism reigns in our country. "IOI 2019 will contribute to the development of the IT industry," the Minister said.
Bronze, silver, and gold medalists were announced at the event. 28 participants of the Olympiad were awarded gold medals, 54 – silver medals and 81 –bronze medals.
IOI President Greg Lee made a closing statement at the International Olympiad in Informatics.
Note that Vice-president of ANAS, director of the Institute of Information Technology of ANAS, academician Rasim Aliguliyev was a member of the Organizing Committee of IOI 2019.the International Olympiad in Informatics, held for the first time in Azerbaijan, was attended by official delegations of more than 600 students, teachers and experts from 88 countries and regions, including the Azerbaijani team.
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