ISLAMABAD: Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan, awarded cash prizes among the winners of Special Olympics in a ceremony held at Headquarters, Lahore.
According to the PAF press release, Six PAF Persons with Special Needs participated in the Special Olympics.
They brought laurels to the country by winning medals in different categories of the games which held at Abu Dhabi earlier this year.
Addressing at the occasion, the Air Chief congratulated the medal winners on their success and lauded their hard work and determination.
He urged them to work even harder to improve their standings in the world and help in raising the national flag in such events in the future.
He also said that Pakistan Air Force had always focused on the well being of the Persons with Special Needs, be it in the field of education or extra curricular activities.
The Air Chief gave cash prizes to the medal winners which included Imran Ghaffar (02 Gold Medals in Cycling), Muhammad Umar (02 Silver Medals in Badminton), Yasir Bashir (01 Silver Medal in Cycling), Rizwan Tayyab (01 Bronze Medal in Basketball), Furqan Iqbal (01 Bronze Medal in Cycling) and Sabrina Touhid (01 Bronze Medal in Futsal).
Later on the Air Chief also interacted with the parents of PAF Persons with Special Needs. Air Chief assured them of his support in addressing their problems on priority.