UO glitters with colors of Spring Sports Gala 2023
The University of Okara witnessed an awe-inspiring display of talent and sportsmanship as the Spring Sports Gala 2023 was inaugurated on Monday. The event was held under the patronage of the university's Vice Chancellor, Prof Dr Sajid Rashid Ahmad, who graced the occasion as the chief guest. The gala, which is an annual event of the university, commenced with a colorful march past by the different departments of the institution. The students, dressed in their respective departmental uniforms, showcased their discipline and coordination as they marched in the ground. In his address, the Vice Chancellor expressed his delight at the turnout and the enthusiasm displayed by the students. He emphasized the importance of sports in a student's life and urged the students to participate in various sports activities. "The University of Okara places great importance on sports and extra-curricular activities as they help in the holistic development of a student. Sports instill values such as teamwork, discipline, and perseverance, which are essential for success in life," said the VC. The Director of Sports, Dr Shoaib Saleem, also addressed the gathering and encouraged the students to take advantage of the facilities provided by the university for sports and fitness. "The Spring Sports Gala is an opportunity for students to showcase their talent and compete against their peers. We have state-of-the-art facilities for sports, and I urge all students to utilize them and stay physically fit," said Dr Shoaib. The Spring Sports Gala 2023 will continue for the next two days, during which the students will compete in various sports activities, including cricket, football, athletics, and table tennis, among others. The gala promises to be an exciting event, and the students are eagerly looking forward to it.