An enthralled final of the Hostels’ employees cricket tournament at the international Islamic University (IIU) concluded here at university as its title was clinched by Team of hostel 03 as it defeated team of hostel 01. The cricket tournament was organized by the Provost Office in collaboration with the Office of Protocol and Public Relations in which 7 teams from hostels participated. 5 teams were from male campus 01 team from female campus hostel employees and 1 team was from Kuwait hostels Faisal Masjid Campus. The activity is part of the vision and initiatives of the IIUI President for providing a healthy and quality education environment to the IIUI community. It is pertinent to mention here that H.E. Dr Hathal Homoud Alotaibi, IIUI President inaugurated the event, IIUI President appreciated the efforts of organizers saying that sports activities are equally important along with the academic activities. He reiterated his resolve that there will be stone left unturned to provide a healthy and peaceful milieu of learning to the students.
The winner trophy was collected by the captain of team of Hostel 3 Mr. Qadeer, while runner up award was collected by Jameel Qureshi from the Chief Guest of the ceremony senior journalist, Hanif Khalid. On the occasion, Malik Khurram Shehzad, Special Assistant to Prime Minister and Ex-member Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), Dr. Samina Malik Vice President Female Campus, Dr. Abrar Anver, Chief Organizer and Provost male, Dr. Rizwan Aftab, Students Advisor Male Campus, Dr. Sumiya Chughtai Students Advisor female, Dr. Humaira Ashfaq Provost Female, Assistant Directors Provost offices Chaudhary Muhammad Kahlid, and Ali Rafie, Assistant Directors Protocol Al-Hassan and Muhammad Nauman and a large number of employees and students.
The chief guest, Hanif Kahid also awarded medals to the captains of all the participatory teams. He said IIUI is one of the prestigious institutions and it has many distinctions. He also stressed that sports activities must be promoted as these are vital for mental and physical health of youth. He appreciated the efforts of IIUI management for organizing a constructive event.
Malik Khurram Shehzad highlighted the importance of the sports activities. He appreciated the initiative of the Provost Office and Protocol section of the university.
Provost male, Dr. Abrar Anver thanked the honorable guests for attending the event and reiterated his resolve that his office will continue to organize such activities.