Sahiwal, October 21, 2019
Student Week Fall 2019 was kicked off at CUI Sahiwal with speeding message about
Peace & Kindness. Capt. (R) Muhammad Ali Zia, DPO, Sahiwal and Prof. Dr.
Saleem Farooq Shaukat, Director CUI Sahiwal were the Chief Guests. The said ceremony
was attended by Dr. Shahzad Saleem, Incharge Student Affairs, Mr. Yasir Ikram, Deputy
Registrar, Sports Assistant, all HoDs, faculty/ staff members, large number of students
and media representatives.
The ceremony was started with recitation from the holy Quran. Mr. Waqar Ahsan conducted
the whole program as stage secretary. Prof. Dr. Saleem Farooq Shaukat welcomed the
Chief Guests and briefed about student week activities. After which, the student
week was kicked off with cutting of ribbon, fly of pigeons by Capt. (R) Muhammad
Ali Zia and Prof. Dr. Saleem Farooq Shaukat along-with head of departments.
During ceremony, tug of war competition among students was held whereas, the cricket,
hockey and football competitions were also kicked off.
Prof. Dr. Saleem Farooq Shaukat, Director CUI, Sahiwal Campus addressed to the participants.
He emphasized that extra-curricular activities play pivotal role in physical and
mental growth. He shared that we believe in arranging co-curricular and extra-curricular
activities for our students to provide them leisure hours and to engage them for
The objective of Student Week is to engage students in healthy activities which
are important for their grooming and personality development. As per previous semesters
practice, students didn't participate in extra-curricular activities. He said both
academic and extra-curricular activities are linked with each other. He advised
and encouraged all students for their active involvement.
He further shared that its’ not a matter of one week only, its matter of whole semester
as several events/ activities are arranged on regular basis during whole semester.
After inaugural session, several activities/ events were arranged under the flagship
of Event Management Society, Music Club, Literary Society, Dramatic Society, Calligraphy
and Fine Arts Society, Science Club, ASHRAE, Adventure Club, Health Society, Sport
Club, and Media Society.
Capt. (R) Muhammad Ali Zia said that he is very exciting to be present at such an
auspicious occasion. He said that he feels happy to see that COMSATS is following
the clean green Pakistan initiative. He added that Pakistan is at No. 10 among those
countries that are at risk due to pollution. He advised students to participate
in tree plantation drive in order to counter such vulnerable situation.
The Student Week will be concluded with arrangement of Lok Virsa & Cultural Day
with theme of Blouchi Culture on Wednesday, October 23, 2019. It would be full day
activity which includes Lok Virsa Day, Bangles Competition, Bhangra, Tappay, Best
Dressed Male and Female, Pagri Bandhna, Truck Art, Lassi Making, Boys Cultural Walk,
Multiple Stalls, Song Dedication, Flowers dedication, Games, Rides (Marry Go Round,
Giant Wheel, Jumping, Ship), Sufi Night and many more.