The event started with music and artistic shows and speeches made by Russian officials on the city and the history of the international competition.
On the sidelines of the event, Dr.
He said that Syria’s participation is of great importance specially that the country is facing a global terrorist war that aims at obliterating the Syrian cultural heritage and identity, adding that the preparation of the Syrian team is by far better that the last year, hoping that the team will make good results.
The National Collegiate Programming Contest was first held in Lattakia province in 2011.
Several local contests were held Tishreen and al-Baath universities, based in Lattakia and Homs, respectively.
Local contests at universities qualify for the National Collegiate Programming Contest, which in turn qualifies for contests on the regional and international levels.
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