Observance of White Cane Safety Day by Pakistan Disabled Foundation
On 14th October at Civic Center Karachi.
As per its policy and practice, Pakistan Disabled Foundation as usual organized one day seminar to highlight the importance of symbolic day. The program was inaugurated by the Municipal Commissioner Karachi nominated by the Deputy Mayor as the Chief Guest on his behalf. Professor Mazhar Principal Islamia College presided over the inaugural session. The session was followed by a business session moderated by Chairman Pakistan Disabled Foundation Professor Shahid Memon and Assistant Professor University of Karachi Dr. Saira Saleem. Among others Dr. Shahab Dean Faculty of Social Sciences Jinnah University, Amjad Basheer from Bahawalpur, Hafiz Gulzar Dera Ghazi Khan, Sana Ullah Mari from Baluchistan . The final and concluding session, Madam Shamim Mumtaz Minister Social Welfare Sindh grace the occasion as Chief Guest on behalf of Chief Minister of Sindh. By expressing her views she assured to take all the raised issues and requirement to the Chief Minister Sindh. The Director General KDA Syed Nasir Abbas presided over the concluding ceremony and announced the fixation of 5% quota of plot allotment in every new scheme together with assurance to consider of a suitable plot allotment to Pakistan Disabled Foundation for its proposed project building. Finally all the Honored Guests distributed white canes among the institutions from the different part of the country.
ALHAMDULILLAH few sets of Holy Quran in Braille printed under Pakistan Disabled foundation were given to the Pakistan Braille Society, Braille Press of Bahawalpur and Humma Welfare Center Islamabad.