UET Taxila organizes PM Youth Sports Handball Talent Hunt Trials in AJK
Report: Mohammad Azam DarISLAMABAD: The University of Engineering and Technology (UET) Taxila organized the Prime Minister (PM) Youth Sports Handball Talent Hunt Program at Mirpur University Sciences and Technology (MUST) Azad Jammu & Kashmir (AJK) under the banner of Higher Education Commission (HEC).According to an official, the men’s trials of handball were held from January 22 to 23, 2024 at the City Campus in MUST Mirpur AJK aiming to dig out young talent of handball. The talent hunt program contained extensive trials and assessments to identify the most promising male handball players.It is pertinent to mention here that more than seventy (70) players appeared in the two-day trials from Mirpur and its surrounding areas. After hectic trials and competitions showcasing the participant's skills and teamwork, the promising and budding 17 players were selected to represent the Mirpur region in the league to be announced by the HEC later on.Vice Chancellor MUST, Brig. Prof Dr. Younis Javed, SI (M) graced the occasion as chief guest, and the opening ceremony of the talent hunt was also graced by the presence of esteemed guests including Brig. Prof. Dr. Younis Javed, SI (M), Director Business School, Prof. Dr. Zafar Ahmed, Treasurer, Dr. Khalique Ahmed, Abid Hussain, Director Sports, MUST, Umer Mehmood, Secretary General, Rawalpindi Handball Association, Dawood Siddiqui and sizeable spectators. Mohammad Akmal Hussain, Director Sports, UET Taxila was the Organizing Secretary. Akmal Hussain, Organizing Secretary presented a shield to the chief guest on the occasion.Major Jehangir Ahmed, MUST University was the chief guest in the closing ceremony on 23rd January, 2024. The chief guest said that such initiatives were significant to provide opportunities to youth to excel and national and international levels in the field of sport
Lahore Garrison win Women Rifle Shooting Championship
Sports Bulletin Report KARACHI: Lahore Garrison’s shooters have won the title of 9th All Pakistan Inter-University Women's Rifle Shooting Championship that held at PNS Bahadur Karaz Shooting Range under the banner of Higher Education Commission (HEC). Punjab University secured second while Karachi University team claimed third position. The female shooters from 16 different universities took part in the competitions. Lahore Garrison University won the team event of 10 meters air pistol and the gold medal in the individual event, besides the silver medal in the event of 10 meters air pistol, scored a total of 101 points and was declared the winner. Punjab University stood second with 67 points while Karachi University earned third position with 52 points. Among the universities that participated in the mega event were Karachi University, Sindh Agriculture University Tandojam, Islamia University Bahawalpur, Lahore Garrison University, Lahore College for Women University, University of Lahore, University of Punjab, University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, UMT Lahore, Superior University Lahore, BZD Multan, Host Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology Karachi, SSB Dewan University Karachi, Dow University of Health and Sciences, Karachi, Iqra University Karachi and Bahria University Karachi included. Director Sports HEC, Javed Ali Memon graced the prize distribution ceremony as chief guest and distributed trophies and prizes. On this occasion, Vice Chancellor of Sir Syed University Dr Waliuddin, Rear Admiral (R) Syed Sarfaraz Hussain, Vice Admiral (R) Shah Sohail Masood (Star of Imtiaz Military), Sohail Bashir President Institute of Engineering Pakistan, Registrar Sir Syed University Commodore Syed Sarfraz. Ali, Dr. Basit Ansari, Convener Sports Qazi Nasr, Organizing Secretary International Mubasher Mukhtar, Director Sports NED Farkhanda Faseeh and Director Sports Compassion University Shamir Khattak were present on this occasion.