Posted on 2021-02-01

Intermediate sports gala beings at GCU

The fourth annual sports gala for intermediate students Monday began at the Government College University Lahore with a grand march ceremony at the university’s Oval Ground. Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Asghar Zaidi and Punjab Olympics Association President, Secretary Energy, Aamir Jan inaugurated the sports gala which was also attended by the University’s senior faculty members and intermediate students. 
Speaking on the occasion, Punjab Olympics Association President Aamir Jan pledged that the association would provide training and scholarships to the outstanding sportsmen of GCU. He said sports competitions always prove to be source of Heath and excitement for the students and we have the responsibility towards providing them the incentives.
Vice Chancellor Prof. Zaidi vowed to make year 2021 one of the most outstanding years in the sports of GCU. He added that the university students have started winning laurels in national games after our strictly on merit sports admissions. 
Prof. Zaidi said sports and co-curricular feats are as important as academic achievements for the overall grooming and personality development of students, so they should be widely promoted to curb the inclination of youth towards negative and unhealthy activities. He said that eight games including football, basketball, volleyball, table tennis and tug of war are included the intermediate games this year. 
Later, tug-of-war contests were held on the first day of sports gala.

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