Human Rights

Current year theme of international day for PWD’s, Pirzada

Islamabad: Directorate General of Special Education, Ministry of Human Rights celebrated  the International Day for Persons with Disabilities at National Library,  Islamabad. Federal Minister for Human Rights Mian Riaz Hussain Pirzada graced the occasion as Chief Guest. This event was glorified with the active participation of Persons/Children with Disabilities, teachers and therapists working for the disability, NGOs, Social Workers, Religious scholars, Civil Society and representatives of Ministry of Human Rights.
Federal Minister of Human Rights was delighted on celebrating  this day by DGSE and appreciated the performance of PWDs.  Mr. Pirzada talked about on the current year theme of international day for PWD’s. “Transformative solutions for inclusive development: The role of innovation in fueling an accessible and equitable world”. Due to the current technological advancements in the 21st century, every field of life has changed which has equally swap the life of PWD’s. Minister emphasized on the incorporation of technological advancement in the field of disability to make a PWDs and CWDs inclusive and participative society. He said that Persons with Disabilities, that make 10 to 15 percent of our total population, are the precious asset of this country, if they are provided with better opportunities of education and rehabilitation; they can prove themselves even better than the persons without disability. They have proved in every field of life from sports to professional skills and have brought pride to the nation and Pakistan in the world. Government of Pakistan is facilitating the Persons with Disabilities and will further enhance the resources for the improvements in the disability related issues. At the end of the event, Chief Guest commingled with the special children and other participants of event.
Sheikh Azhar Sajjad, Director General of Special Education, in his welcome address, said that the Directorate General of Special Education & its affiliated Institutes are engaged in rehabilitation, education & training of Persons/Children with Disabilities. The graduates of these prestigious institutes are giving their due contribution in all fields of life. The Director General (SE) said that, this institution is contributing in the training & capacity building of the professionals, teachers and supporting staff in the field of Special Education. He emphasized the need of technological advancements and their incorporation for educational and rehabilitative needs of Children with Disabilities (CWDs). At the event, Children with Disabilities showed their hidden and special talent by performing the different tableaus/plays, delivered speeches and entertained the participants with their performance.