Lt Gen Wasim Alamgir, HI(M), Vice Chancellor National University of Medical Sciences has said that Sports play a significant role in growth of children and adults and help them cope with challenges of life by providing them physical and mental strength.


 The Vice Chancellor was speaking as a chief guest, at the prize distribution ceremony on the conclusion of a month long “NUMS Inter College Cricket Championship -2023”. The final played between Army Medical College and CMH Multan Institute of Medical Sciences was won by Army Medical College in a nail-biting finish at GHQ Cricket Ground Rawalpindi. The Cricket Championship began in the first week of February and concluded on March 5.


The Vice Chancellor gave away shields and prizes to the winner and runner up teams. He congratulated the teams for putting up a splendid show. Cadet Muneeb Amjad from Army Medical College was declared Man of the Match.


Lt Gen Wasim Alamgir said Sports activities would be a permanent feature of the university, adding that new indoor sports will be added for the girls from next year.    

He said in life, one has to face many challenges, and sports help to cope these challenges. In addition, sports also promote values such as mutual respect, cooperation, learning, sportsmanship etc. amongst the individuals, he added.


NUMS Inter College Championship was participated by 8 teams which were divided into North and South Zones.


The North Zone comprised teams from Army Medical College, CMH Kharian Medical College, NUMS Social and Health Sciences and Wah Medical College. The North Zone matches were held at GHQ Cricket Ground, Rawalpindi and were hosted by the Army Medical College. The South Zone comprised teams from CMH Multan Institute of Medical Sciences, CMH Bahawalpur Medical College, CMH Lahore Medical College and Quetta Institute of Medical Sciences. The South Zone matches were held at DHA Cricket Ground Multan and were hosted by CMH Institute of Medical Sciences Multan. All the participants showed sportsman spirit to make the event successful. The overall planning, coordination and monitoring of the event was done by NUMS Department of Student Affairs.