Lahore: A place has been reserved for special children in Bagh-e-Jinnah. Central leader of Pakistan Muslim League-N and Member National Assembly, Hamza Shahbaz Sharif has inaugurated particular Park for special children adjacent to Gate-No.3, Bagh-e-Jinnah, Lawrence Road. In this park, facilities of toilets, gym, swings, first aid box and canteen have been provided for the special children.
After Race Course, it is the second park set up on the directive of Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif at Bagh-e-Jinnah. It has been set up keeping in view the recreational needs of the special children.
After inaugurating the park, consisting of six kanals, Hamza Shahbaz Sharif inspected the park. He shook-hand with the special children enjoying swings and engaged creative work and had a lighter conversation. Talking on the occasion, Hamza Shahbaz said that special children are talented and we should provide such people full freedom and self-respect in the society.
Hamza Shahbaz Sharif gave away commendatory shields to the officers of Special Education Department for playing active role in construction of park.
He was informed that former Secretary Special Education Department
Abdullah Sunmbal played an active role for setting up of the park. MNA
Pervaiz Malik, Members Provincial Assembly, Director Special Education, Director Sports Kazim Shah, Malik Khalid Awan Deputy Director Muhamamd Aslam and Muhammad Fayyaz DEO Special Education and officers of Parks and Horticulture also present on the occasion.
A sum of Rs.80 lakh was spent for setting up of park for special children
and this park has been constructed jointly by Special Education Department and Parks & Horticulture Authority.