PM hails Pakistan’s blind diplomat serving at permanant mission to UN, Geneva

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ISLAMABAD, Jan 25 (APP): Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has appreciated the services of the country’s first blind civil servant Saima Saleem, who is working at Pakistan’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations at Geneva.The Prime Minister in an interaction with Saima Saleem, the Second Secretary on Human Rights, during his visit to Switzerland to participate in the World Economic Forum in Davos, paid tribute to the woman diplomat for her courage and dedication. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif lauded the commitment of  Saima Saleem, who he said was not deterred by her disability in discharge of official duties while serving at an important position in Geneva since 2013.