Two Days IT Conference & International Day of the Blind 2017

Two Days IT Conference for PWD’s &
International Day of Blind Person
under Pakistan Disabled Foundation,
14th – 15th October 2017, Islamabad

ALHAMDULILLAH Two Days National Conference to grace the two decades’ observance of Pakistan Disabled Foundation on the occasion of White Cane Safety day the International Day of the Blind was held in Islamabad. Amongst other the government officials representatives from Karachi university, Jinnah University for Women, NED Engineering University in Karachi, Punjab University, LUMS, G.C University of Lahore the Chief of the ICT R&D FUND (Ignite) of Ministry of Information and Technology a large number of IT experts including visually impaired master trainer and researchers from all over the country participated in the conference the It Gold Medal and Silver Medal awards were given to the master trainer like, Mr. Ahmed Kareem and Mr. Shahbaz Faisalabad, Mr. Kamal Yusuf Peshawar and Mr. Salman Khalid Lahore.

To grace the occasion of White Canes more than 800 White Canes were distributed amongst the participating institution of the blind from Quetta, Kohlu, Dera Ghazi Khan, Bahawalpur, Faisalabad, Jhang, Mianwali, Sargodha, Batagram, Mansehra, Kashmir, Swabi, Peshawar and Hango. Tri-cycles and Laptops were also distributed to the organizations and disabled Persons from Kohlu, Hango , and Swabi.

The Message of Chief Minister Sindh and others were also read out during the inaugural ceremony.

The Acting Speaker of National Assembly of Pakistan Janab Murtuza Abbasi grace the occasion as the Chief Guest and inaugurated the event. The Chief of the (Ignite) Mr. Yusuf Hussain presented the key note address on the occasion.

 

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