Shalamar Medical & Dental College (SMDC) formally inaugurated the opening ceremony of the sports season 2020. The event began with a cake cutting ceremony followed by a balloon release ceremonial event by Prof. M. Zahid Bashir, Principal, SMDC. The President of Sports Club, Prof. Dr. Hammad Naeem Rana and Secretary Sports, Dr. Tahir Naeem, along with students and teachers were also present at the ceremony.

 

According to Prof. M. Zahid Bashir, Principal, SMDC, “The sports season is organized every year to encourage students to excel in co-curricular activities. We at SMDC are committed to enabling students to achieve milestones in every sphere of life, including sports.”

 

The captain of the boys team this year is Mansab Ashfaq whereas Saadia Kanwal is the captain of the girls team. The students are divided into five sub-teams representing Gilgit-Baltistan, Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Sindh and Punjab.

 

As part of the sports season, different competitions will be held in the coming 5-6 weeks. The final day of the sports season will be organized in Ayub stadium on March 18, 2020, whereby the prize distribution and closing ceremony will also take place.