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PU VC inaugurates swimming pools
PU VC inaugurates swimming pools

LAHORE: (Monday, May 29, 2023): Punjab University Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Khalid Mahmood has inaugurated Punjab’s only diving swimming pool according to international standards at PU. He inaugurated Boys Swimming Pool in New Campus and Girls Swimming Pool in Old Campus. On this occasion, Director Sports Dr Zaffar Iqbal, Additional Director Zubair Butt, Additional Director Tahira Saleem, Director Student Affairs Dr Muhammad Ali Klasra, administrative officers and students were present. The boy’s swimming pool was opened after six years with the special efforts of PU VC Dr Khalid Mahmood and Director Sports Dr Zaffar Iqbal. In his address, Dr Khalid Mahmood said that the swimming pool has been opened by ensuring all safety measures. He said that due to the closure of the swimming pool, teachers, employees and students were deprived of an important activity. He appreciated the role of Dr Zafar Iqbal for making swimming pools functional. He said that the common citizens will be able to use the boys' swimming pool from 2 pm to 4 pm. Dr Zaffar Iqbal said that university students can use the swimming pool from 4 to 6 pm and university teachers from 6 to 7 pm. He said that five lifeguards will be present at the swimming pool at a time. He said that established in 1954, the Asian Games had also been organized in the New Campus Swimming Pool.