LAHORE: A four-day Annual Sports Gala 2018-19 of Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) started at WAPDA Sports Stadium here on Tuesday. A full dress rehearsal was held and round matches were played on the first day of the event. SNGPL HR Azam Khan Wazir will be the chief guest at the formal inauguration ceremony to be held on Wednesday.
A total of 21 teams from 15 regions of SNGPL, Head Office, Projects and a women team would participate in the Annual Sports Gala. Each participating team is comprised of 18 players.
There are total 378 players from Abbottabad, Bahawalpur, Faisalabad D & T, Gujranwala, Sahiwal, Sheikhupura, Gujrat, Islamabad, Lahore, Rawalpindi, Sargodha, Multan, Peshawar, Wah T, Mardan, Sialkot regions, Projects, Head Office and a women team in the sports gala.
A number of events including Cricket, Table Tennis, Badminton, Volleyball, Athletics, Shot Put, High Jump, Long Jump and Tug of War will be held. Women team players will only participate in indoor games such as Table Tennis and Badminton on March 28.
Company Secretary Wajiha Anwar will attend the women event as chief guest. The prize distributing ceremony of the sports gala will be held on Friday. Deputy Managing Director Amer Tufail will be the chief guest of the closing ceremony.
SNGPL Annual Sports Gala is organised under the supervision of President Sports Cell SNGPL Muhammad Waseem, Vice President Muhammad Arshad, General Secretary Ashraf Nadeem, Finance Secretary Asif Qureshi, Member Sports Adeela Marzok and Member Sports Abdul Rauf Awan.