A friendly cricket match between International Islamic University, Islamabad (IIUI XI) and Federal Education Reporters Association (FERA XI) was played here at the ground of the new campus of the university.
IIUI XI won the match. IIUI XI, playing first scored 148 in 8 overs with an impressive batting of Raja Hamid who also grabbed the title of Man of the Match. In reply FERA posted 60 runs on the scorecard. The match was jointly organized by the Department of Protocol and Public relations and Office of the Students Advisor. Member Board of the Governors of IIUI and famous religious Scholar Dr. Aamir Tuaseen was Chief Guest of the match. Students Advisor Dr. Rizwan Aftab, Incharge Protocol and Public Relations were also present on the occasion.
Speaking on the occasion as a Chief Guest, Dr. Aamir said that sports are an integral part of the learning process. He said that sports activities have long lasting constructive results in society. He hailed IIUI’s management for splendid arrangements of the match.
Nasir Farid said on the occasion that the activity was a source to strengthen the ties between IIUI and FERA. He said the P&PR department shall keep arranging such activities .Mr. Zafar Sipra, President FERA thanked IIUI for arranging a friendly match and appreciated the management for the quality arrangements. He also thanked Directorates of Protocol and Public Relations and Students Affairs for the collaboration. At the end, Winner and Runner up trophies were given by the chief guest to the captains.