Sidra Amin and Zara Ahmad Khan, the two famous international sportswomen of Pakistan, were awarded their postgraduate degrees and prestigious rolls of honour in sports on Friday at the concluding session of 15th Convocation of Government College University Lahore.
The provincial ministers for education, Syed Raza Ali Gillani and Rana Mashood Ahmed Khan, chaired the second and third sessions of the convocation, in which 608 of BA/BSc (Hons) and 314 students of MA/MSc received their degrees, academic medals and co-curricular/sports rolls of honour.
Sidra Amin, the star batsman of Pakistan women’s international cricket team, received her degree of Masters in Physical Education and Sports Rolls of Honour in Cricket, while Zara Ahmad Khan, the centre-forward of Pakistan’s international Basketball team, was conferred upon the degree of BSc (Hons.) in Biotechnology and Sports Rolls of Honour in Basketball and Tennis.
Saifur Rehman, Hamza Malik, Hassan Yaqoob and Shoaib Ahmed also were awarded sports rolls of honour in Bodybuilding, Swimming, Hockey and Wrestling respectively.