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Two-day special persons games start today.

ISLAMABAD -- The two day Quaid-e-Azam Games for Special Persons and Paralympics will kick start from today.

As many as 150 athletes will be seen in action in the two-day event.

According to the Pakistan Sports Board, the opening ceremony will be held on Wednesday at Rodham Hall and will be attended by the federal minister for inter-provincial coordination (IPC) Dr. Fehmida Mirza.

'These games will provide an encouragement to the special youth persons and paralympics in healthier activities. Moreover, the games would also be a source of spotting new talent of special persons for further grooming as they regularly participate in international mega events of special persons and Para Asian Games and Paralympics,' a PSB statement said.

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Publication:Dawn (Karachi, Pakistan)
Date:Sep 4, 2019
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