KARACHI: Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS) organized 3rd Dow Olympic 2016 from 22nd March to 5th March 2016 at Dow University Ojha Campus.

This year, 13 constituent institutions are participating in Dow Olympics which includes Dow Medical College (DMC), Dow International Medical College (DIMC), Dr. Ishrat-ul-Ebad Khan Institute of Oral Health Sciences (DIKIOHS), Dow International Dental College (DIDC), Dow Dental College (DDC), Dow College of Pharmacy (DCOP), Institute of Health Management (IHM), Institute of Medical Technology (IMT), Institute of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (IPM&R) and Institute of Nursing (ION), Dow Institute of Radiology (DIR), Dow College of Biotechnology (DCOB) and School of Public Health (SPH).

The Inauguration Ceremony of Annual Sport Week was held today at Cricket Ground of Dow University Ojha Campus. It was attended by students along with their faculty members of all the constituents institutions.

Prof. Dr. Masood Hameed Khan, Vice Chancellor, DUHS in his address highlighted the importance of extra-curricular activities amongst the students. He emphasized the students to actively participate in all the events.

Dr. Rana Qamar, Chief Organizer of 3rd Dow Olympics briefed the students about the aims and objectives of the Sport Week. She stressed on the participants to show sportsmen spirit whether they win or lose.

Inaugural Address was followed by Torch Lighting Ceremony by Prof. Masood Hameed Khan. He handed over the tradition torch to each Head of Constituent institutes followed by march past of students headed by their principals/directors. In the Dow Olympics different color coded shirts have been provided to the students of all the twelve institutes.

After the inaugural addresses, march past of students headed by their principals/directors was also held followed by group photographs. Later on, Tug of war between students and faculty members and cooking competition was held which was judged by Chef Tahir Chaudhry.