PESHAWAR, 30 March: The three-day sports festival at Iqra University in Hayatabad, Peshawar concluded on Wednesday.

Hundreds of students of the privately-owned university participated in different sports competitions including cricket, table tennis, football, tennis, volleyball and carom board. Organisers of the festival said the purpose of the event was to provide entertainment opportunities to the students.

The students who participated in different contests said they greatly enjoyed the festival and such events should be organised on regular basis.

“It is very important for the students to participate in the co-curricular activities for physical and mental development. Such events also provide good entertainment,” a student said.