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Thailand to host 49th International Chemistry Olympiad

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Participants of  the 49th International Chemistry Olympiad (Source: nwnt.prd.go.th)
 
Bangkok (VNA/NNT) - Thailand is to host the 49th International Chemistry Olympiad next month, with four Thai nationals entering the competition. 

The information was recently announced by President of the Thai Institute for the Promotion of Teaching Science and Technology (IPST) Dr. ThatchaiSumitra.

He said that competitors from 76 nations will take part in the event, which will honor Princess Chulabhorn, who is known for her scientific prowess. 

Thatchai said four local students from Chulalongkorn University Demonstration School, TriamUdomSuksa School, and MahidolWittayanusorn School, will reportedly compete in the event. 

According to the President, being the host of such a prestigious competition signifies the international community’s recognition of Thailand’s academic competence, while encouraging local students to become more competitive to lead the development of quality human resources in the future. 

The 49th International Chemistry Olympiad will be held at the Salaya campus of Mahidol University in NakhonPathum province from June 6-15.-VNA
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