SARGODHA - Annual Parents Day-2012 was celebrated at PAF Public School here on Saturday. Air Chief Marshal Rao Qamar Suleman was the chief guest on the occasion.

Speaking on the occasion, the Chief of Air Staff lauded the efforts of the institution in securing excellent academic successes. He reminded the students that they were lucky to be part of a prestigious institution where every effort was made to equip them with best of training and grooming. Being himself a celebrated alumnus of the school, he reminisced some of the best moments he had spent in the school and heaped lavish praise on the teachers who, he said, were his true mentors and said he owed his success to them.

After the annual report by the principal, the chief guest gave away prizes to the winning houses and individuals. Arsalan Javed and Raza Ali were awarded Role of Honour for having positions in the Board. Ahmed Feroze was given prize for overall excellence in academics, while Behram Haider was declared Sportsman of the Year. Raza Ali and Hasnat Khalid clinched prizes for being best Artists of the year, whereas Asad Munir and Shehryar Ali got prizes for being best performers in English and Urdu dramatics respectively. Muhammad Shahbaz secured prize for being best in woodwork project and Muhammad Zubair got prize for being best artist in Clay modelling. Asad Ali was declared man of letters, while Taimoor Hassan received prize for being best in music. Basit Iftikhar was given prizes for being Best Aero-modeller. Bakht Khan Niazi was declared best boy of the year. Starfighter House lifted the coveted Quaid-e-Azam Trophy for being overall “Champion House” of the Year.

Later, the students of the school presented an impressive Gymnastics and Martial Art display and a well-synchronized PT show. The school also put up an attractive Aero-modelling Display in which young boys manoeuvred radio-controlled aircraft models in the air.

Jailed ex-MPA released: former PML-N MPA Chaudhry Rizwan Gill has been released from jail on the orders of Lahore High Court here on Saturday. The police had registered a case against former MPA Chaudhry Rizwan Gill on the alleged charges of thrashing a local lawyer and he was arrested him four months ago. Meanwhile, former MPA has been warmly welcomed at the gate of District Jail Sargodha by PML-N activists. It is pertinent to mention here that Ch Rizwan Gill was declared ineligible in a fake degree case.