Lahore : Inter-School, College Games has been kicked off in Lahore.
Secretary Sports Punjab Muhammad Aamir Jan inaugurated 8th Inter-School, College Games at Punjab Stadium on Wednesday.
As many as 30 games will be competed in the Inter-School, College Games which will remain continue till Nov 5, 2017.
Iftikhar Malik, President Punjab Olympic Association (PbOA) Secretary Idris Haider Khawaja and other officials warmly received Secretary Sports Punjab Muhammad Aamir Jan upon reaching the stadium.
Deputy Director Hafeez Bhatti and federation officials were also present on this occasion.
Secretary Sports Punjab Muhammad Aamir Jan witnessed the march past at colourful opening ceremony of 8th Inter-School, College Games and congratulated Punjab Olympic Association on holding the grand event. Hundreds of students from various schools and colleges participated in the grand opening ceremony.
Addressing the opening ceremony, Secretary Sports Punjab Muhammad Aamir Jan said such healthy events are need of the hour. “Win or defeat doesn’t matter in events like this. These games reflected positive image of society and such events should be held regularly,” he added.
Secretary Sports Punjab Muhammad Aamir Jan said Inter-School, College Games will help portray soft image of Pakistan at international level. “We are quite hopeful that Pakistan will get several sports stars from such events. We will extend every kind of support to Punjab Olympic Association for holding such healthy events,” he explained.
Secretary Sports Punjab Muhammad Aamir Jan said Sports Board Punjab, as per vision of Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif, is taking all possible measures for the promotion of sports in the province.
“The SBP will fully cooperate with the PbOA in organising the games in a befitting manner. It is a good effort towards promoting the sports culture in schools and colleges,” noted Aamir Jan.