PU opens 2km long jogging track

08:19 PM | 18 Aug, 2018
PU opens 2km long jogging track

LAHORE - Vice Chancellor Punjab University Prof Niaz Ahmad Akhtar on Friday inaugurated a two-kilometre long jogging track at hostels ground of the university.

PU Registrar Dr Muhammad Khalid Khan, Resident Officer-I Chaudhry Iftikhar Ahmed, Resident Officer-II Malik Muhammad Zaheer, heads of various departments, senior faculty members and athletes were present on the occasion.

Addressing the ceremony, Prof Niaz Ahmed said that a healthy body guarantees a healthy mind. “Sports teach us the lesson of discipline and the art of winning and losing by demonstrating sportsmanship.

“I am confident that our athletes and sportsmen will take advantage of the jogging track to enhance the level of their game and to maintain good fitness standards,” he said.

He added that the PU administration would continue promoting healthy sports activities in the university to play its due role in the creation of a healthy nation.

Founded in October, 1882, Punjab University is the oldest public university in Pakistan.