Karachi : A prize distribution ceremony was held at the end of Sunset Sports Gala 2009 organized by Defence Authority Sunset Club here today. Mr Moin Khan, former Captain Pakistan Cricket Team was the chief guest of the function.

A number of sports events were held during the Sports Gala spread over two months in which a large number of Club members including men, women and children participated with utmost zeal and enthusiasm.

Matches of all categories in lawn tennis, table tennis, badminton, swimming, squash and snooker were held in which more than 180 players took part.

Speaking on the occasion Mr Moin Khan said that sports provide a healthy outlet and rejuvenates human body and spirits.

He said that sports sharpen skills and produce agility and strength in body and mind.

He said that sportsmanship is the essence of life. He said sports were essential for a progressive, optimistic and forward looking society.

He congratulated Sunset Club for arranging lively activity of sports which helped in promotion of healthy and positive trends in society.

The Club Secretary Lt Col (R) Iftikhar Ahmed said that members of all groups including women participated in all sports events with great enthusiasm and fun.

He said that female members took keen interest in various competitions and displayed visible excitement and enthusiasm which was very encouraging.

In the end the chief guest gave medals and shields to the winners and runner up of various sports events.

Source: DHA Karachi