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Special persons must be encouraged: PU VC
Special persons must be encouraged: PU VC

LAHORE: (Tuesday, December 10, 2019): Punjab University Vice Chancellor Prof Niaz Ahmad has said that Allah has bestowed special persons with special abilities and we must encourage them in all spheres of life. He was addressing a seminar in connection with International Day for Persons with Disabilities organized by PU Department of Special Education at Al Raazi Hall. Chairman Akhwat Foundation Dr Amjad Saqib, Incharge Dr Humaira Banu, Managing Director PWD Dr Izhar Hashmi, Director General Directorate of Special Education Pervaiz Iqbal, Dean Faculty of Education Dr Abid Hussain Chudhary, Sheikh Pervaiz, Kashif Iqbal faculty members and a large number of students participated in the seminar. In his address, Prof Niaz Ahmad said that PU was providing special facilities to special persons. He said that PU had allocated quota for special students and free education, scholarships and free accommodation at hostels were being provided to them. He said that we must not ignore the potential the special persons have and should polish their abilities so that they could live a better life. Dr Amjad Saqib said that special persons were the collective responsibility of the society and we must take care of them. He said that humanity demanded us to serve special persons and give them respect. He said that all educational programs offered at schools, colleges and universities must follow the vocational training of persons with disabilities to empower them economically.