QAU’s annual inter-departmental tournaments kick start

The annual month long Inter Departmental Tournaments in more than 22 sports categories have begun here at the Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad. QAU Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Masoom Yasinzai inaugurated the Sports competitions.

While addressing the opening ceremony the Vice Chancellor said that promotion and development of high performance sport is one of the major aims of QAU. He said that QAU would not only participate in maximum sports categories of forthcoming Inter University Games but it would also hold its some major events like Inter University Cricket Tournament.

He said building of extensive facilities and the establishment of professional coaching management have been incorporated in the developmental plans of QAU which would strengthen the Sports Directorate. He lauded the efforts of Directorate of Sports for development and promotion of high performance sports in the university campus.

The sports competition includes the tournaments of Cricket, Table Tennis, Badminton, Snooker, Hiking, Football, Squash, Hockey, Chess, Road Race, Basket Ball, Lawn Tennis, Volley Ball, Body Building, Tug-of-War, Hiking and Athletics would continue till1st December 2010.