A Pakistani student has secured the fourth position in a worldwide space contest organized by the Ames research centre of Nasa.

The competition was participated by 1,536 candidates worldwide and Shah-Mir Aizaz, a resident of Federal B Area of Karachi, won the fourth position in the contest.

Shah-Mir Aizaz, a 9th grader, told to a private news channel said that he had interest in the subject of space and had participated in several competitions in the past. He said he has also participated in the competitions organised under the aegis of the United Nations Organisation.–INP