Disability does not mean inability at all. One must see the ‘able’ and not the ‘label’. Let’s witness the ability in disability
On the third of December, people around the world observed International Day of Persons with Disabilities. The international observance is promoted by the United Nations and has been observed every year.
The day aims to help and promote an understanding of people with disability issues and help mobilize support for the well being of these people.
In Pakistan, in order to observe the day, Pakistan Super League’s franchise Peshawar Zalmi arranged a first of its kind wheelchair cricket match in Hayatabad sports complex, Peshawar for people who have special needs.
The match was held between two teams, FATA Zalmi and KP Zalmi. It may have been a competition between two teams, but at the end of the day, it was the people who won.
Peshawar Zalmi was successful in spreading many smiles on the faces of people with special needs. The aim of the match was to spread awareness that these people have the same needs as any of us and that everyone should respect and accept them as part of our society.
An award ceremony was also held at the end of the match to distribute awards among deserving winners.