ALL PAKISTAN INTERVARSITY SQUASH WOMEN CHAMPIONSHIP BEGINS
PESHAWAR: Higher Education Commission all Pakistan inter-university women squash championship 2016-17 initiated at Qayyum Sports Complex on Monday.
A large number of squash women players gathered at the sports complex for the event that was organized by the Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University Peshawar. The initiative provided a platform for players to hone their skills and flesh out emerging talent.
Razia Sultana, Vice Chancellor Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University was chief guest on this occasion flanked by Miss Rasheeda Ghaznavi DG Sports Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Maria Sameen, Director Sports SBBWU and other officials of directorate of sports.
Speaking at the ceremony, Razia Sultana, Vice Chancellor SBBWU said, “While education is priority, Sports is the right of every individual.” She highlighted the importance of women sports activities and the significance of healthy competition in every field of life including games.
The Vice Chancellor welcomed all the team players, team coaches, team managers and other students. “Women squash players will be enlightened the name of Pakistan as Jan Sher Khan, Jhangir Khan, Qamar Zaman. Sports activities will be extremely helpful in bringing the women actual talent to the forefront,” she added.
Razia said she feel happy and proud to host and organized the intervarsity squash women championship. She also distributed souvenirs among the all team coaches and managers.
Vice Chancellor Razia Sultana requested to government to promote women squash players. Talking to the Daily Times Maria Sameen, Director Sports SBBWU said squash teams from eight universities included Iqra University Karachi, Lahore College Women University, National University of Science and Technology (NUST) Islamabad, University of Sargodha, Punjab University, Fatima Jinnah Women University Rawalpindi, Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University Peshawar and Imperial College for Business Studies Lahore are taking part in the women squash championship 2016-17.
On this occasion, a squash player Kanwal of Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University Peshawar hopes to win the squash championship.