QUETTA: Balochistan Governor Muhammad Khan Achakzai opened Spring Sports Olympiad 2014 at Balochistan University of Information Technology, Engineering and management Sciences here Tuesday.
Sports Olympiad would continue for a week during which various sports event would be contested.
Speaking on the occasion Governor said that it is satisfying IT university was not making strides in the education but it was also moving ahead in extracurricular activities. He appreciated BUITEMS for holding Sports events, participation of students in the national championship and providing athletics activities at the international level. He also expressed pleasure over setting up Sports Complex in the University which has been equipped with all facilities. These facilities he added would help better educational performance.
He congratulated Vice chancellor and his team for organizing sports Olympiad and said for a healthy body and brain sports are very much necessary. He said through these competitions our players would be able to take part in national and international competitions.
He assured that whatever was possible for promotion of curricular and extracurricular activities he would do his best.
He also announced rupees two million for the University.
Vice Chancellor Engineer Ahmed Farooq Bazai in his address of welcome gave resume performance of University.
Earlier teams participating in sports competitions held march past. Students also presented regional dances and national songs.
Later Governor also inspected an exhibition the occasion.