President underlines need for special efforts to include PWDs in all walks of life

ISLAMABAD, Dec 02 (APP): President Dr Arif Alvi has urged the government organizations and civil society to make special efforts for the inclusion of persons with disabilities (PWDs) in all spheres of life. “We need to create an enabling and friendly environment for PWDs by providing them inclusive education, healthcare facilities, employment based on their… Continue reading President underlines need for special efforts to include PWDs in all walks of life

Late breast cancer diagnosis causes 44,000 deaths annually in Pakistan: Begum Alvi

ISLAMABAD, Nov 19 (APP): First Lady Begum Samina Alvi on Sunday said that nearly 44,000 women died of breast cancer every year in Pakistan due to late diagnosis and stressed that thousands of women and their families could be saved if it was diagnosed at an earlier stage with chances of survival up to 98… Continue reading Late breast cancer diagnosis causes 44,000 deaths annually in Pakistan: Begum Alvi

President urges measures for economic, social mainstreaming of differently-abled persons

ISLAMABAD, Nov 2 (APP): President Dr Arif Alvi on Thursday emphasising the protection of rights of the hearing-impaired persons, called for measures to ensure the economic and social mainstreaming of the differently-abled people. The president, in a meeting with a delegation led by President of Deaf Welfare Awareness Foundation Sheikh Muhammad Mansha, said the encouragement… Continue reading President urges measures for economic, social mainstreaming of differently-abled persons

President for capacity building, career counselling of persons with disabilities

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ISLAMABAD, Mar 16 (APP): President Dr Arif Alvi Thursday urged the need for the capacity building and career counselling of persons with different abilities (PWDs), and matching their skills with jobs. He said 10-14% of Pakistan’s population was suffering from some form of disability, and collective measures needed to be taken by the government and… Continue reading President for capacity building, career counselling of persons with disabilities

President stresses upon career counselling for persons with disabilities

ISLAMABAD, Mar 7 (APP): President Dr Arif Alvi on Tuesday called for providing career counselling to persons with disabilities (PWDs) so as to guide them towards suitable jobs as per the nature and severity of their disability and skillsets. He stressed upon the need for constituting a committee at the highest level, which should include… Continue reading President stresses upon career counselling for persons with disabilities

Special persons be imparted marketable skills, with socio-economic inclusion: First Lady

ISLAMABAD, Feb 27 (APP):First Lady Begum Samina Arif Alvi on Monday called for enhancing the socio-economic inclusion of persons with disabilities (PWDs) by equipping them with marketable skills and providing them job opportunities as per their skills and abilities in the government and private sectors. She expressed these views while addressing a certificate and diploma… Continue reading Special persons be imparted marketable skills, with socio-economic inclusion: First Lady

President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan Dr. Arif Alvi and First Lady Begum Samina Arif Alvi meeting with special persons “People with disabilities” (PWDs) at Governor House.

APP63-151222 LAHORE: December 15 - President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan Dr. Arif Alvi and First Lady Begum Samina Arif Alvi meeting with special persons "People with disabilities" (PWDs) at Governor House. APP/MTF/TZD/ABB
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President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan Dr. Arif Alvi and First Lady Begum Samina Arif Alvi meeting with special persons “People with disabilities” (PWDs) at Governor House

APP62-151222 LAHORE: December 15 - President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan Dr. Arif Alvi and First Lady Begum Samina Arif Alvi meeting with special persons "People with disabilities" (PWDs) at Governor House. APP/MTF/TZD/ABB
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First Lady Begum Samina Arif Alvi addressing a ceremony in connection with International Day for Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) at Aiwan-e-Sadr.

APP78-081222 ISLAMABAD: December 08 - First Lady Begum Samina Arif Alvi addressing a ceremony in connection with International Day for Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) at Aiwan-e-Sadr. APP/ABB
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President Dr Arif Alvi addressing a ceremony in connection with the International Day for Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) at Aiwan-e-Sadr

APP76-081222ISLAMABAD: December 08 - President Dr Arif Alvi addressing a ceremony in connection with the International Day for Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) at Aiwan-e-Sadr. APP/ABB
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President underlines need for effective awareness campaign over PWDs’ rights

ISLAMABAD, Nov 28 (APP): President Dr Arif Alvi on Monday stressed upon the need for a comprehensive and effective awareness campaign to highlight the rights of Persons with Disabilities (PWDs). He also emphasized upon the steps for bringing behavioural changes in society and removing of psychological and physical barriers in PWDs’ mainstreaming, and their financial… Continue reading President underlines need for effective awareness campaign over PWDs’ rights

PBM, Paraplegic Center join hands for PWDs’ welfare in KP

ISLAMABAD, Sep 29 (APP):Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal and Paraplegic Center will make joint efforts for the rehabilitation of Persons with disabilities (PWDs) in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The decision to this effect was taken during a meeting between PBM’s Managing Director Amir Fida Paracha and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Paraplegic Center, Ilyas Syed, said a news release… Continue reading PBM, Paraplegic Center join hands for PWDs’ welfare in KP

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