Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Chancellor Nizami opens exhibition for special children at SSUET

By Abdul Qadir Qureshi

The Chancellor of Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology (SSUET, Karachi, Engr Z.A. Nizami has said that our society will have to adopt a positive attitude towards special children.

“They are not a burden on the society and rather our support to them in winning Allah’s blessings”, he emphasized while inaugurating a painting exhibition on special children. The exhibition was organized by Cane Social Welfare Cultural & Literary Organization in collaboration with Sir Syed University.

Engr Nizami said it is our collective responsibility to to take full care of special children and rehabilitate them through education and necessary training.

He announced to start free computer classes for special children at the University and ensured to give jobs to them after training.

He paid tributes to those parents who groom their special children for making them useful members of the society and also praised the persons and institutions working towards their cause.

Speaking on the occasion, Dr Rehana Ali Shah, a renowned Orthopedic Surgeon, while referring to the paintings and art work of special children on display, said she was amazed to see their potential and creative abilities. 

“It is surprising that we being a normal and healthy person raise a hell with complaints but these special children despite their deficiencies live with no grievances”.

On the occasion she announced to provide free orthopedic treatment and facilities to special children.

Earlier children presented national songs and folk dance and drew big applause from the participants in response. 

Later, Chancellor Z.A. Nizami took a visit to the paintings of special children and appreciated their skill and craft.