AGA KHAN UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL organized World Heart Day

AGA KHAN UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL organized World Heart Day with Energetic ‘Walk for Your Heart’ Mini-Marathon”.

Karachi (Muhammad Yasir)  The Aga Khan University and the Aga Khan University Hospital commenced this year’s World Heart Day celebrations in full swing as the leadership of AKU, led by President Dr. Sulaiman Shahabuddin, and Section Head of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Dr. Saultat Fatmi, along with many other esteemed faculty members, medical staff, doctors, nurses, and enthusiastic medical and nursing students, came together for a vibrant Mini-Marathon on other day 2023 at the AKU Sports and Rehabilitation Center, at the AKU Stadium Road Campus.

Themed ‘Walk for Your Heart,’ this spirited event, organized in collaboration with the Society of Cardiac Sciences Collaboration—a dynamic student-led society at AKU—and Docs on Wheels, aimed to promote heart health awareness and encourage an active, heart-healthy lifestyle.

The event witnessed an enthusiastic turnout, with participants of all ages donning red, and coming together to take steps toward healthier hearts. The AKU community’s dedication to promoting heart health was evident throughout the Mini-Marathon. The top 5 male and female participants in the ‘Walk for Your Heart’ Mini-Marathon received awards from the leadership in the spirit of recognition and motivation. 

The ‘Walk for Your Heart’ Mini-Marathon marks the beginning of a series of activities and initiatives planned by AKU for World Heart Day, emphasizing the institution’s ongoing commitment to promoting heart health awareness.

BankIslami Sponsors 8th Corporate T20 Cup 2023 at Moin Khan Cricket Academy

Pakistan (Muhammad Yasir)

BankIslami, Pakistan’s leading Islamic financial institution with 380+ branches in 180+ cities, sponsored the 8th Corporate T20 Cup 2023. The tournament was held at the Moin Khan Cricket Academy, Karachi, during the Holy month of Ramadan between 7-15 April 2023, with late-night matches set to give thrilling sights to youth and cricket enthusiasts.

The tournament featured a total of eight teams who fought their way to the finals under the presence of an exciting audience, a versatile celebrity, and the academy’s brand ambassador Mohammad Moin Khan. The tournament began with celebrity matches on April 7 and was followed by two matches per day from April 8 to April 13. The late-night matches provided an exciting atmosphere and showcased the talent of the players.

President and CEO, BankIslami, Amir Ali, expressed his enthusiasm for the partnership with Moin Khan Cricket Academy and said, “We are proud to be associated with Moin Khan Cricket Academy and to sponsor the 8th Corporate T20 Cup 2023. We believe that sports plays an essential role that enhances the character of energetic youth and builds a healthy and prosperous society. We support the sports fraternity in every opportunity we receive.”

Speaking at the event, Mohammad Moin Khan said, “We are grateful to BankIslami for being our sponsor for the 8th Corporate T20 Cup 2023. This partnership reinforces our commitment to encourage youth and enhance their confidence and skills in sports.”

The tournament was broadcasted nationally and internationally, and the total prize money for the event was 2 million. BankIslami’s support for the tournament is a testament to the bank’s commitment to promoting sports in Pakistan.

BankIslami is committed to supporting sports in Pakistan and believes that sports brings people together and promotes teamwork, discipline, and perseverance.