Neelum High School win DA athletics championship

Karachi—A ceremony was held at the conclusion of Defence Authority (DA) Inter Schools/Colleges Athletics Championship 2016 here on Friday at Rahat Stadium in DHA Ph-VI.
Hockey legend former Olympian Islahuddin Siddique was the chief guest on the occasion.
A total of 67 athletes of eight DHA Schools / Colleges participated in different field and track events of the championship.
The Principal of the school which organized the event, Ms. Rukhshanda Jabeen, in her welcome address highlighted the importance of sports and athletics in students life and said that sports offer an opportunity for students to whet their physical, emotional and social skills.
The chief guest Islahuddin appreciated the strength, speed and talent demonstrated by students during the championship.
He added that sports inculcate confidence, discipline and team work in students which is so essential for success in every walk of life.
DA Neelum High School won the coveted championship trophy while DA Model High School Beach View was runners up.
Abdullah Naeem of DA Model High School Phase-VII was declared the best athlete of the event.
The chief guest awarded trophies and prizes among the winners of the championship.
At the end, Capt (PN) Sajid Mehmood, Additional Director Education DHA, presented a souvenir to the chief guest.—APP

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