ISLAMABAD - A children festival is being organised by the Directorate General of Special Education and Social Welfare at Fatima Jinnah (F-9) Park for children with disabilities on Thursday (May 17). The festival will provide an opportunity to children with disabilities for recreational activities and all the activities will be carried out with the involvement of children with disabilities. This initiative will play healthy and pivotal role in personality development and behaviour modification of these children. More than 2500 children with disabilities will participate in the festival. A number of talented children with disabilities will perform different items.

 during the festival.

Parliamentarians, ministers, civil society organizations, NGOs dealing with disabilities, high officials from various Ministries/Divisions would be participating in the event for the encouragement of persons with disabilities. Prominent personalities and celebrities from different walks of life from print & electronic media have also been invited for media coverage and publicity of the event.

Nazar Mohammad Gondal, Federal Minister for Capital Administration & Development along with Imtiaz Inayat Elahi, Federal Secretary CA&DD, will inaugurate the opening ceremony of the festival. The festival will remain open for the children with disabilities, their families and general public from 10:00 am to 09:00 pm.