PESHAWAR: Brisk arrangements continue for the 27th edition of the Games for Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) under the aegis of Directorate of Sports Khyber Pakhtunkhwa from August 29-31, 2019 at Gunj Ground, Abbottabad. This was stated by Director Operation Syed Saqlain Shah on Friday. He said steps have already been taken to provide best available resources for the special players with disabilities including female. He disclosed that Senior Minister for Sports, Tourism and Youth Affairs Muhammad Atif Khan will inaugurate the Games on August 30 at 11am in the morning while the arrival of the players would be completed by August 29. Shah said that players from Punjab, Sindh, Balochistan, K-P, Islamabad, Gilgit-Baltistan would participate in Standing Cricket, Wheel Chair Cricket, Blind Cricket, Table Tennis, Badminton, Tug of War, Power Lifting, Wheel Chair athletics, Standing Athletics, Table Tennis, Badminton and other such sports. It is the only platform in Pakistan for the special persons and a regular feature wherein more than 1,500 players will be part of the Games.
Published in The Express Tribune, August 24th, 2019.