Sahiwal, April 12, 2017
Student Week Spring 2017 was kicked off at COMSATS Sahiwal. Mr. Shafqat Hussain
Gillani, President, Sahiwal Press Club and Prof. Dr. Saleem Farooq Shaukat, Director
COMSATS Sahiwal were the Chief Guests. Mr. Sajid Naeem Happy, Deputy Mayor, Sahiwal
was also present. The said ceremony was attended by Dr. Zahiruddin Shaikh, Director
Student Affairs, Mr. Safdar Ali, Convener Media Committee, Dr. Hafiz Muhammad Arshad,
Incharge Sports, Dr. Majid Hussain, Prof. Arjmand Qureshi, Rana Adeel Abad, Dr.
Shahzad Saleem, Mr. Asim Mirza, Rana Qaisar Ali, Sports Assistant, all HoDs, faculty/
staff members, large number of students and media representatives.
The ceremony was started with recitation from the holy Quran. Prof. Arjmand Qureshi
conducted the whole program as stage secretary. Dr. Zahiruddin Shaikh 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 Mr. Shafqat Hussain
Gillani and Prof. Dr. Saleem Farooq Shaukat along-with head of departments.
During ceremony, tug of war competition among departmental faculty members was held
whereas, the cricket, hockey and football competitions were also kicked off.
Prof. Dr. Saleem Farooq Shaukat, Director COMSATS Sahiwal 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. They took
it as holidays during whole week therefore, in order to ensure maximum participation
of students, both academic and extra-curricular activities are linked with each
other. Instead of taking this week as holidays, the students must participate in
different activities with full enthusiasm. He advised and encouraged all students
for their active involvement.
He further shared that its’ not a matter of three days or one week only, its matter
of whole semester as several events/ activities are arranged on regular basis during
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.
The Student Week will be concluded with arrangement of Spring Festival & Cultural
Day on Friday, April 14, 2017. 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, Love Jail,
Hate Jail, Song Dedication, Flowers dedication, Games, Rides (Marry Go Round, Giant
Wheel, Jumping, Ship) and many more.
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