Rawalpindi—Fatima Jinnah Women University (FJWU) has organized a prize distribution ceremony of Interdepartmental sports competition of 2015-16. The purpose of these competitions was to encourage the students to take part in extracurricular and healthy activities. The university provides the students with best facilities like latest sports equipment and professional coaches.
Chief Guest of the ceremony was DG Sports, Higher Education Commission, Fida Hussain while the guest of honor was Vice Chancellor FJWU, Prof Dr. Samina Amin Qadir.
Dean FASS, Prof. Dr. Naheed Zia Khan and Controller Examination/Chairperson Sports Committee Dr. Bushra Inyat Raja were present on the occasion. Earlier during the opening of ceremony, Deputy Director Sports Tasawar briefed the audience about various sports events conducted during two years and also highlighted the achievements of the students who represented the university in National Sports Events as well as in the University’s own sports competitions.
Martial Arts performance of the girls was one of the highlights of the ceremony. Students displayed Kate and Breaking (Martial Arts Types) in effective manner. She also briefed the audience that FJWU had hosted all Pakistan Interuniversity Table Tennis competitions and next year FJWU would be hosting all Pakistan Interuniversity Volleyball Competitions.
Environmental sciences departments of FJWU got over all first position and Department of Economics and Department of Education got second and third positions respectively for the years 2015-16. Ayesha Aslam student from Department of Behavioral Sciences was declared overall best player of the year 2015-16. Prof. Dr. Samina Amin Qadir appreciated the efforts of the Chairperson Sports Committee/Controller Examination, Dr. Bushra and all the members of sports office and committee for promotion of the sports in the University and assured her full support to promote the culture of sports in the university.
She said sports and games are an important part of student’s life. Every student should study hard to be successful in competitive examinations but, they should also play games and sports to enjoy the health and vigor of life. The VC said, FJWU always tried to build a favorable climate for sports and for the students’ participation in them.
Fida Hussain congratulated the VC and Chairperson Sports Committee of FJWU and said that such activities promote positive thinking, sportsman spirit and discipline among students. He said, HEC always provides opportunities to all players particularly women players for physical and mental development through participation in sports by organizing different events. The selection is made through a transparent process, keeping in line with the high standards of university sports.