RAWALPINDI: Punjab Special Education Department (PSED) in collaboration with City District Sports organised a Sports Gala for special children at Jinnah Sports Complex on Saturday.

Some 200 special children from Attock, Jhelum, Chakwal and Rawalpindi participated in different events. The special children participated in the competitions of 200 metres, 100 metres and 50 metres race, softball throw and long jump in the sports gala held at Jinnah Sports Complex.

District Officer (DO) Special Education Rawalpindi Nusrat Najeeb and Executive District Officer (EDO) Sports Rawalpindi Manzar Shah were the guests of honour on the occasion.

Addressing the ceremony, Nusrat Najeeb said that special children are asset and deserve attention and care so that they may become productive citizens.

She paid tributes to the teachers of the special children. At the end, the guest of honours gave shields to the special children who got prominent positions in various events.–Staff Reporter