### 2018 International Day of Mathematics – IDM, (was known as pi day) celebrations

MAT/CHAHITA in collaboration with Department of Mathematics – University of Dar Es Salaam, is organizing the International Day of Mathematics (IDM) in Tanzania for the first time which was celebrated as Pi-day since 2004. So in Tanzania the IDM will be celebrated to replace Pi day which was also celebrated in the world by several countries. The climax of IDM will be held on Wednesday 14th March at University of Dar es salaam – **College of Information and Communication Technologies ** (CoICT) Campus at **Kijitonyama** – Kinondoni District from 10:00 a.m to 03:00 p.m. The celebrations will be preceded by the matching from **Salma Kikwete** Secondary School to **CoICT grounds** where the Guest of honour, the **Permanent Secretary**, **Ministry of Education Science and Technology, **Honourable**, Dr. Leonard Akwilapo **will receive the matching.

These celebrations will involve giving prizes to the winners of the 2017 Mathematics contests and certificates. In addition, there will be exhibitions, speeches, selling of books and entertainments.

**You are all welcome.**