Annual Sports Gala kicks off at Fatima Jinnah Women University

Rawalpindi: Annual Inter Departmental Sports Competitions kicked off at Fatima Jinnah Women University in a festive and jubilant manner with students participated in various sports activities. The purpose of these competitions is to encourage the students to take part in extracurricular and healthy activities. Martial Arts performance of the girls was one of the highlights of the opening ceremony. Students displayed Kate and Breaking (Martial Arts Types) in effective manner. Large number of Faculty, staff and students participated in various sports and showed remarkable skill of their physical and mental suppleness and agility

Additional Registrar (FJWU), Prof. Humayun Iqbal also the chief guest appreciated the efforts of sports department for conducting such events and assured full support to promote culture of physical activities within the institution. He further said sports and co-curricular activities were as important as academics for the overall grooming and personality development of students. He announced that developmental work on sports complex is almost furnished and sooner it will be handed over to students to showcase performance in a better manner. He also appreciated the talented students who displayed Takwon Do performance in the opening ceremony. Vice Chancellor, Dr. Saima Hamid’s vision is to promote higher education in women of Pakistan. Talking about women participation in sports she said that sports facilities

Pakistan are not so exemplary but FJWU is providing best facilities like latest sports equipment and professional coaches. These sports competition will provide the FJWU students a platform to exhibit their energies, talent and potentials

Sports Competitions, a regular feature of the Fatima Jinnah Women University, which will continue till March 20, 2020 in the university premises with utmost fervor and gusto. Different games including table tennis, cricket, squash, athletics, and tug of war will be included the in interdepartmental competitions this year. A large number of students from different departments of the university are taking part in the sports competition with full enthusiasm.