Lahore—The sounds of anthems and cheers echoed on the campus as the annual sports kicked off here at the University of Health Sciences (UHS) on Monday.
More than 200 postgraduate students and faculty and staff members of UHS are taking part in the sports gala, which will be celebrated from April 18 to 22. The first day was marked by an inauguration ceremony with march past, sports day oath and athletics meet. Hundreds of colourful balloons and pigeons were set free, providing a rare sense of festivity at the campus.
There were mostly indoor sports events held on Monday including ludo, carom, chess, table tennis, darts and scrabble.
UHS Vice Chancellor Maj Gen (R) Prof Muhammad Aslam inaugurated the sports week. Addressing the participants on this occasion, he said that sports make students better human beings and it teaches tolerance and encourages the spirit of competitiveness.