'Sports imperative to leading healthy life'.

TOBA TEK SINGH -- University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan has termed it the need of the hour to promote sports activities among the youth for a healthy life and building the sporting spirit to cope with the challenges in life.

He was addressing the inaugural session of the UAF Inter-Hostel Sports Gala on Tuesday. The sports event will continue till March 17.

Dr Iqrar said until some decades back, especially in the evening, the playgrounds across the country used to be full of players but now one hardly found any players in the grounds.

He said due to the changing lifestyle the healthy activities were facing a decline trend in the society.

Prof Khan said deserted playgrounds were one of the reasons for increasing diseases in society. However, he added, the state-of-the-art sports facilities were being...

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