The Vice Chancellor IUB Prof Dr Muhammad
Mukhtar has said that the Islamia University was destined to
play a vital role in the promotion of sports and welfare of
He was addressing the participants of the inaugural session
of a six day coaching and training course being held under the
IUB Sports Directorate in collaboration with the Higher Education
He said that the department of Sports Medicine would be set
up in the proposed Medical College of the University, as proper
focus has not been given to this significant sector.
He further said that IUB participates in the Inter Varsity sports
competitions with full zeal and in this regard the players are
being provided maximum facilities. Hence it was the duty of
the players to excel in these competitions to achieve distinctions
for their university.
The representative of Pakistan Sports Board Syed Habib Shah
expressed his gratitude to the Vice Chancellor for extending
hospitality to the delegates and PSB officials and said that
PSB has been taking important measures for the promotion of
sports in the country, which included the preparation of the
players for international training, Olympics and Asian Games
and incentives for the encouragement of players and construction
of sports gymnasiums in the remote areas of the country.