The Concluding Ceremony of All Pakistan Inter-University Table Tennis (Girls) Championship was held at Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur organized by the Sports Section of the University in collaboration with Higher Education Commission, Isl
amabad. Prof. Dr. Khalil Ahmed Ibupoto, Vice Chancellor, Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur was the chief guest on this occasion.
Talking to the participants, Prof. Dr. Khalil Ahmed Ibupoto, said in this mega event of girls, 19 Public and Private Sector Universities participated in this Championship. He said during three consecutive days, the players played the Table Tennis with sense of competition, tolerance and confidence as per philosophy of sports activism. Dr. Ibupoto remarked that we have provided hospitality to the guests teams at our level best. I witnessed that the teams have enjoyed and visited the prominent and cultural sites of our adjoining areas.
Dr. Ibupoto said that the looser teams will strive for their triumph in future. You are our ambassadors and you will bring the soft image and good will gesture message from this institution. Dr. Ibupoto narrated that we have given top priority to sports activities also in order to prepare the healthy mindset with positive attitude in the society. I am optimistic that our students will shine the name of this University in the comity of the nations with their endeavor, ideas and innovation.
Dr. Ibupoto appreciated the efforts of Higher Education commission, Islamabad for promoting the sports culture at the Universities. Dr. Ibupoto also commended the untiring efforts of Sports Section of University working under the leadership of Prof. Dr. Mumtaz Ali Junejo Chairman Sports Section and Mr. Muhammad Murad Pirzada, Director Physical Education and his team for organizing this mega event in befitting manner.
Earlier, Prof. Dr. Mumtaz Ali Junejo, Chairman Sports Section cordially welcomed the guests and briefed the progress of the Sports Section. He said under the patronage of Prof. Dr. Khalil Ahmed Ibupoto the sports activism is excelling day by day along with the academic activities at the campus. Dr. Junejo also accorded his cordial thanks to the faculty members, officials of the teams and players, media persons, officers, employees and students for their participation in the event.
Prof. Dr. Taj Muhammad Lashari, Dean Faculty of Social Sciences, Prof. Dr. Ghulam Abbas Shar, Dean Faculty of Natural Sciences, Prof. Dr. Ikhtiar Ali Ghumro, Dr. Mujeeb-ur-Rehman Abro, Dr. Hissamuddin Shaikh, Dr. Farman Mangi, Dr. Liaquat Chandio, Dr. Wahid Bux Jatoi, Mr. Ishrat Ali Mirani, Mr. Mureed Hussain Ibupoto, Registrar, Mr. Muhammad Murad Pirzada, Mr. Taj Muhammad Mahar, Mr. Mujtaba Jatoi and others attended the ceremony.
In final the University of Punjab, Lahore beat University of Central Punjab, Lahore by 3-1 and won the Championship. The University of Central Punjab Lahore secured second position while Superior University, Lahore secured third position among 19 teams.