Azerbaijan donates wheel chairs to handicapped children

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ISLAMABAD, JUNE 03: Ambassador of Azerbaijan Dashign Shikarov in a groujp photo with the the children and officials of Al-Farabi on the occasion of distribtuion of wheel chairs among the handicapped children, on Wednesday. DNA PHOTO

ISLAMABAD, JUNE 03 (DNA) -On behalf of Mrs.MehribanAliyeva, President Heyder Aliyev Foundation, Ambassador of Azerbaijan to Pakistan DashginShikarov, handed over donation of Wheel Chairs to the Children of Al-Farabi National Center for Physically Handicapped Children (ACPHC) at Islamabad.
The donation was made in order to help rebuild the lives of the children facing problems in having support to begin moving forward towards active and prosperous life.
While speaking on the occasion, Ambassador of Azerbaijan said that children of Pakistan are our children and they are as dear to us as our own children. We extend every support to those special ones who are facing difficulties in life due to one reason or another. Our first lady has always remained generous in supporting various projects like these in Pakistan for instance the foundation she head supports school of 500 girls in Muzaffarabad, which was rebuilt after the massive earthquake in 2005 in the region. Ambassador also said that this is the first initiative in this centre for the support of special children and would continue to cooperate in the sector in future also.
Deliberating on the various projects of Govt of Pakistan to support the Special People, Director General Special Education Muhammad Laeeq Yousafzai said that he is grateful for the generosity, kindness and support by Mrs.Mehriban Aliyeva, President Heyder Aliyev Foundation.
The donation will not only support to the special children who are unable to buy these wheel chairs for them to use but this gift will be with them for the rest of life and they will continue to cherish the memory and love of Mrs.MehribanAliyeva for them.
He has also praised the support of Ambassador of Azerbaijan to Pakistan for his consistent care for people of Pakistan and supporting in organizing such events on behalf of Government of Azerbaijan.
He said that center is engaged in imparting Educational and Rehabilitative services to the more than 218 Children and is affiliated with Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Islamabad.
He also thanked the organizers on the occasion especially Heyder Aliyev Foundation and Embassy of Azerbaijan for supporting such a great cause and his children of the center. Special children presented various performances on the occasion and received round of applause from the audiences. =DNA