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Activity at Lower Dir (KPK) on International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2012

Special Abilities Development Association (SADA) organized a one-day multi purpose activity on 3rd December 2012 on the occasion of International Day of Person with Disabilities (PWDs) in collaboration with UNESCO Islamabad at Rest House Timergara Dir Lower. The theme of the activity was "Awareness Rising about Peace & Rights of PWDs".

On the occasion, Chief Guest, Mr. Mehmood Zeb Khan, Provincial Minister for Technical Education said that education and specifically technical education is the right of everyone. He promised to include disable persons in the Banazir Income Support Programme (BISP) for their rehabilitation. He expressed his deep concern about raising the voice for the PWDs at provincial level. He further added that he is trying to establish a technical educational institute for the PWDs at Dir lower level for the economical empowerment of the PWDs. He re-affirmed provincial government's commitment in devising plans and special projects to overcome the challenges faced by PWDs and mainstreaming them in every walk of life.

Other dignitaries who addressed the audience were Mr. Hussain Shah President ANP Dir Lower, and Mr. Khurshed Alam Khurshed President SADA. Mr. Khurshed also thanked UNESCO Islamabad for providing support for organizing this event in Lower Dir.
 Activity Report

 UNESCO Director General's Message

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