Three-day greyhound race cup began on Monday at Racecourse Ground, Jail Road, University of Agriculture Faisalabad. Mian Mumtaz Manika/ Khan Irshad Hussain Lodhi Punjab cup was arranged by Directorate of Farms. It was inaugurated by Commissioner Faisalabad Asif Iqbal along with University Farms Director Shahid Afzal Gill.
As many as 108 imported and countrybred greyhounds took part. The event remained a source of attraction for the locals who came here to entertain and get refuge from their routine life. Asif Iqbal said that such event depicts the colors of the rural culture. He said that such events also give an opportunity to rural people to interact with agricultural experts.
Dr Shahid Afzal said that it also provided the opportunity to the people to entertain and witness the greyhounds races. He said that the university is used to hold such events to attract the rural population. Dr Haroon Zaman also spoke on the occasion.