Inter Departmental Tournaments Begin at QAU
Inter Departmental Tournaments Session 2015-16 was inaugurated here at Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad. The Sports Directorate, QAU has organized tournaments in fifteen different games including Football, Badminton, Table Tennis, Snooker, Cricket, Chess, Squash, Road Race, Volley, Ball, Basket Ball, Tug of War, Tennis, Body Building, Hockey and Hike. These tournaments will continue up to mid of December, 2015.
Prof. Dr. Samina Ameen Qadir, Vice-Chancellor, Fatima Jinnah Women University formally inaugurated the Inter Departmental Tournaments. While addressing the ceremony she said, physical activities along with academic should be encouraged in educational institutions. She hoped that QAU would be ranked top in sports like its academic excellence in the country.
Prof. Dr. Javed Ashraf, Vice Chancellor, QAU, lauded the efforts of the Directorate of Sports and University Sports Committee for promoting the sports activities on the campus through organizing the Inter Departmental Tournaments. He said that promotion and development of high performance sport is one of the major aims of QAU.
Muhammad Safdar Ali, Deputy Director Sports, QAU, shared the details of annual month long Inter Departmental Tournaments and performance report of the Directorate. The inauguration was attended by faculty members, staff and a large number of students. Olympians, Mr. Maqsood Ahmed, Mr. Liqat Ali from Pakistan Army and Ms. Rabia Ashiq from WAPDA also attended the inaugural ceremony.