Karachi: Athletes from Sindh, who participated in the World Special Olympic Games held in the city of Berlin, Germany, met with Chief Minister of Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah.
The meeting took place in the Chief Minister’s House, where the Chairman of Special Olympics Pakistan, Ronak Lakhani, led the athletes dressed in the national team’s green uniforms. Chief Minister Sindh went to their seats and held a meeting with the athletes.
Ronak Lakhani briefed on the performance of Pakistani athletes in the games, including athletics, badminton, basketball, hockey, table tennis, tennis, and archery, where they achieved remarkable skills, securing a total of 10 gold, 29 silver, and 40 bronze medals.
Chief Minister appreciated the efforts of Special Olympics Pakistan, praising their performance and stating that special children are an important part of our society. Sindh government will construct grounds for the special athletes and provide them with world-class facilities. In this regard, they issued necessary instructions to the Chief Secretary, Minister of Social Welfare Mr. Sajid Jokhio, and Sports Secretary Mr. Arbab Lutfullah. The Chief Minister also announced the employment of Special Olympics cyclist ambassador Aabid in the IT department. He also took selfies with the athletes.
Report By Maqsood Ahmed