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Call to provide special attention to special persons
Call to provide special attention to special persons


LAHORE: (Wednesday, January 29, 2020): Punjab University Pro Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Saleem Mazhar has called upon the need to provide special facilities to the special persons and said that those persons were actually disabled who did not take care of special persons. He was addressing the national conference on Research in Special Education jointly organized by PU Department of Special Education, Punjab Welfare Trust for Disabled, Ghazali Education Trust and Christian Blind Mission (CBM) Pakistan at auditorium of Law College here on Wednesday. Special Education Secretary Syed Javed Iqbal Bukhari, Faculty of Education Dean Prof Dr Abid Hussain Chaudhry, Department of Special Education Chairperson Dr Humaira Banu, CBM Country Director Farah Naz, Dr Maria Sohaib Qureshi, experts from various institutions, faculty members and a large number of students participated in the conference. In his address, Prof Dr Saleem Mazhar said that man was distinguished from all other creatures due to his knowledge and wisdom and therefore we must look after special persons. Secretary Syed Javed Iqbal Bukhari said that it was our religious obligation to meet and take care of the needs of special persons. He said that we should get their prayers by serving them as they were very innocent and required our attention. He said that students should play role to create awareness about special persons. Prof Dr Abid Hussain Chaudhry lauded the efforts of conference organizers and said that the department was working for raising living standard of special persons. Dr Humaira Banu said that the department was producing such teachers who could highlight the abilities of special persons and make them useful citizens of society. Later, souvenirs were distributed among the guests.