Oslo (Bureau Report)
A Norwegian Pakistani Welfare Organization would launch a professional training program for disable youth in Pakistan.
Norwegian Pakistani head of the organization “SCOON” Mr Shahid Jamil while addressing a charity dinner in Oslo, the capital city said, “The disable youth empowerment program will be started in third quarter of this year.”
Prominent Pakistani Film director Syed Noor was chief guest of the gathering which was attended by a number of the Norwegian Pakistani people from different walks of life. Pakistan’s Ambassador to Norway Ms Riffat Masood was also present on the occasion.
According to Shahid Jamil, initially make up and beautician courses would be launched in Rawalpindi in October while the program would be extended in different other sectors and other cities of Pakistan shortly.
Syed Noor who is currently working on his new film “Selfie” promised that he will allocate a part of profit from film for disable people in Pakistan. For launching the professional training program for disable youth in Pakistan, SCOON would have cooperation of UK based Global Peace and Harmony headed by Amira Shah and Milestone of Pakistan headed by Mr Shafi ur Rehman.
The gathering which was also addressed by many other social activist including Mariya Khan of Norway and Ms Shamleen from UK, was moderated by prominent cultural person Shahrukh Sohail and Ms Tasleem Hameed.
The organization SCOON has been already working to provide free of cost wheelchairs to disable people in Pakistan. It has so far provided hundreds of wheelchairs to the special people of the country. The organization has also launched an awareness campaign about the rights and respect to the disables in Pakistan. An amount equal to prices of 200 wheelchairs in Pakistan was collected during the charity dinner which was flowed by a exhibition of paintings produced by Pakistani special artiest Sana Naseem.