Inaugural ceremony of Students Week Spring 2019 of COMSATS University Islamabad, Sahiwal Campus was held in the sports ground.
A large number of Students, Faculty, Journalists and representatives of Chamber of Commerce were present in the ground for opening ceremony.
Mr. Waqar Ahsan welcomed Chief Guest Mr. Muhammad Zaman Wattoo, Deputy Commissioner (DC) Sahiwal and Worthy Director, CUI, Sahiwal Prof. Dr. Saleem Farooq Shaukat in the pandal.
The ceremony was started with the recitation of Holy Quran followed by student performances on Sofiana Kalam.
Afterwards, Worthy Director Prof. Dr. Saleem Farooq Shaukat was invited for speech. He welcomed DC, Sahiwal and highlighted the importance of co-curricular activities in student life.
He has encouraged the students to actively participate in competitions to explore their hidden talents. He also urged the students to showcase the spirit of sportsmanship at any cost.
He appreciated the efforts of Director Student Affairs, Dr. Shahzad Saleem and his team for the arrangement of Student Week.
DC, Sahiwal Mr. Muhammad Zaman Wattoo also addressed the audience and focused that sports activities must be part of academic calendar.
- Sports activities develop qualities of the leadership, sharing, team spirit and tolerance in students.
He said Sports education not only teaches the students to maintain the physical stamina, but also the habit of obedience, discipline, the determination to win, will power, etc.
Activities of Sports Club were also inaugurated by Mr. Muhammad Zaman Wattoo and Worthy Director.
The purpose for celebrating student week is to provide a platform to students for proving their true potential in different sports activities, such as cricket, hockey, football, volley ball, chess, etc. Colorful Cultural, Sufi Day, Singing, Painting and Calligraphy competitions will also be part of the student week.
Special performances of Gymnastics by students were also presented.