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Sports Gala 2023 kicks off at KMU

  • Author: Editor
  • Event Date: Thursday, 16 March 2023
  • Published on: Thursday, 16 March 2023
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The Sports Gala 2023 kicked off at Khyber Medical University (KMU) Peshawar. The opening ceremony of the sports gala was held at the main campus, vice-chancellor Prof. Dr. Zia ul Haq was the chief guest while vice-chancellor of Agriculture University Peshawar Prof. Dr. Jahan Bakht, director of sports Dr. Inayatt Shah, heads of various institutions, faculty and a large number of students were also present at this occasion.

The inauguration ceremony started with the recitation of the Holy Quran while later various institutes including IPMR, INS, IPMS, IPS, IPMS, IPH, IPDM, Teams from RMI, NCS, SHS, IHS Swabi, and IHS Mardan participated in the march past and saluted the guests while passing in front of the saluting platform.

On this occasion, the players were wearing colorful clothes and expressing their enthusiasm with different slogans. Before the commencement of the opening ceremony, the chief guest was seated in a special baghi and inspected all the teams.

Meanwhile, addressing the opening ceremony, Prof. Dr. Zia ul Haq said that KMU has the honor that where our students are making the name of the university shine all over the world in academic activities, the abilities of our students in co-curricular activities are also being enhanced. He said that sports play a key role in building a balanced society; we should provide more opportunities for our new generation to play sports to protect them from drugs and immorality.

Prof. Dr. Zia ul Haq while appreciating the performance and enthusiasm of the students said that sports develop sportsman spirit, patience, endurance, leadership, and teamwork skills in the youth. He said that sports are an important part of education and training. It is impossible to achieve the goals of education without it. He said that youth is our capital and all possible resources are being used for their balanced development and best personality building.

He announced that a modern indoor sports complex will be constructed in the university to provide separate sports facilities to male and female students. Finally, the chief guest officially inaugurated the games by lighting the torch. 


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