LAHORE (21-06-22): The University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) Lahore in collaboration with the Higher Education Commission (HEC) Islamabad under Prime Minister Youth Programme organized concluding ceremony of five days Talent Hunt Youth Sports League Wrestling 2022 and All Pakistan HEC Inter-varsity Baseball Championship here in Sports Complex of City Campus Lahore.
Member Provincial Assembly Rana Mashood Ahmad Khan presided over prize distribution ceremony while UVAS Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Nasim Ahmad, Vice-Chancellor University of Sargodha Prof Dr Muhammad Saleem Mazhar, Director General Sports Higher Education Commission (HEC) Islamabad Mr Javed Ali Memon, Chairman Sports Board (UVAS) Prof Dr Rana Muhammad Ayyub, Director Sports UVAS Rana Amjad Iqbal, Senior Vice-President Pakistan Wrestling Federation Mr Arshad Sattar, Director Sports from University of Sargodha Mr Ahmad Khan Haral and over 70 players from five region of Punjab were also present.
While addressing the audience, Rana Mashood Ahmad Khan said that wrestling has exclusive importance in the sports activities of Punjab and Government of Pakistan providing facilities for the promotion of sports in the country. He mentioned development of education is the top priority of Government of Pakistan. He lauded HEC for providing opportunities to youth through such Talent Hunt Youth Sports League Wrestling. He also acknowledged the role of UVAS sports board to arranged Talent Hunt Youth Sports League Wrestling in a befitting manner.
Speaking on the occasion, Prof Dr Nasim Ahmad said that I am very glad to see the enthusiasm of young players in this Talent Hunt Youth Sports League and I hope that in future these players will show their performance in international competition and enlighten the name of Pakistani. Prof Dr Muhammad Saleem Mazhar said that it is the responsibility of Pakistani Government to provide education and research facilities as well as sports grounds to our young generation. Javed Ali Memon said that HEC selected young players from the remote areas of Pakistan and trained them for wrestling competitions.
In wrestling competitions, Gujranwala team won 1st position, Rawalpindi team got 2nd and Team of Lahore stood on 3rd position.
In Baseball competitions, University of Central Punjab won 1st position while Islamia University Bahawalpur got 2nd position.
Later, Rana Mashood Ahmad Khan along with other dignitaries distributed trophies among the winner of wrestling and baseball teams and congratulated them on their brilliant success.