HANDS Pakistan, ILC celebrates Int’l Day for PWDs



HANDS Pakistan – Independent Living Centers (ILC) Celebrated International Day for the Persons with Disabilities on December 02, 2021, at the Port Grand Karachi.

The event was organized under the annual observance of the International Day of Person with Disabilities (IDPD) proclaimed in 1992 by the United Nations General Assembly resolution 47/3.

The event was graced by the Chief Executive HANDS Pakistan, Dr. Tanveer Ahmad Shaikh, and Minister for IT, Amin Ul Haq, Minister for Local Government Sindh, Mr. SadiqMemon MPA, and Ms. KishwarZehra.

HANDS DWA ILC team presented a video in honor of Dr. Tanveer Ahmed Shaikh, CE HANDS Pakistan, appreciating his effort for humanity. CE thanked the designator at the event and the HANDS ILC team and appreciated organizing the event. HANDS ILC is working in Hyderabad, Karachi, Islamabad, and Multan.

The HANDS ILC is a vast network and has been working in uplifting the disabled communities in Pakistan. HANDS ILC has been independent since the day it started and has been working as the voice for the rights of persons with disabilities.

Dr. Tanveer appreciated the efforts of Javed Rais and the team's efforts for organizing such a successful event entirely on his own.

KishwerZehra, MNA – MQM Pakistan, also graced the event and shared her thoughts about how HANDS Pakistan is playing a vital role in the life of many PWDs.

Sadiq Memon, Minister for Persons with Disabilities, Sindh Government, thanked HANDS and appreciated the efforts in setting up the massive event on the occasion of International Day for Persons with Disabilities.

Amin ulHaq, Federal Minister for IT, GOP, applauds the team members of the HANDS ILC, who are working day and night for the rights of persons with disabilities. Also announced a grant for persons with disabilities at the HANDS ILC.

HANDS Pakistan – ILC is also achieving its rights by working on the employment quota of persons with disabilities, Sindh Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities act 2018. HANDS-Pakistan played an active and worthy role in the disability movement in Pakistan.


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