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Peshawar Zalmi foundation organized ability sports festival to celebrate international day of persons with disabilities By:Karachi Chronicle

Spirit and emotions was the Winner as Peshawar witnessed one of the best events of 2017 where Peshawar Zalmi Foundation gathered people with special Abilities and clean bowled all doubts about their ability.
.Peshawar Zalmi foundation, ICRC and friends of paraplegics jointly organized ability sports festival to celebrate international day of persons with disabilities in an attempt to highlight the fact that "Disability does not mean inability"

This festival took place at Hayatabad Sports Complex Peshawar.

During the festival, interesting matches of Tennis, Badminton, Table Tennis and Cricket were played in which people with disabilities participated with Zeal and showed their talent. 

In this momentous event the zealous spirit of the incapacitated participants won the hearts of everyone, who had gathered from all over KP to prove their resolve regardless of their disabilities.
The wheelchair cricket match between FATA Zalmi and KP Zalmi is the real attraction for the large crowd who visited Hayatabad sports complex to witness this one of its kind unique sports festival. KP Zalmi won this first ever wheelchair cricket match by a narrow margin of 12 runs.
.Chairman Peshawar zalmi and Peshawar zalmi foundation, Mr. Javed Afridi said that,” people with disabilities possess many talents and abilities. We all should strive to provide them platforms for more progress.He further added that Peshawar Zalmi foundation will continue such sort of activities in the region so that the physical disability of palyers doesn’t remain a disability but become their strength.

A magic show was also organized as part of this festival and crowd enjoyed all the tricks exhibited by the juggler at this occasion

The event concluded with a glittering prize distribution ceremony. Director cricketing affairs, Mr. Muhammad Akram, head of delegation of ICRC, Mr. Patric Somxysana, Mr. Ahmad Abul Qadir, P and O delegate Mr. Denver Graham and Mr. Yaseen Kamraan distributed prizes to encourage the participants of this festival.

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