Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal (PBM), Qatar Charity and Pakistan Institute of Prosthetics & Orthotic Science (PIPOS) inks a tri-party MoU for the provision of Artificial Limbs to the Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) in Matta, Sawat. During a ceremony held here in PBM’s head office, Managing Director PBM, Malik Zaheer Abbas Khokhar, Country Director Qatar Charity, Ameen Abdul Rahman and Coordinator PIPOS, Peshawar Dr. Javed Ghani signed the MoU.
PBM has completed the process to find out 145 deserving PWDs of the area that became disabled either from the sad episodes of terrorism activities or IED blasts and accidents. Qatar Charity will sponsor these deserving PWDs for the Artificial Limbs through PIPOS.
Addressing the ceremony, Malik Zaheer Abbas expressed his gratitude to Qatar Charity for extending generous support to arrange artificial limbs to the PWDs aimed at ensuring their mobility. He said that present government realizes the significance of empowering the PWDs thus taking concrete measures to uplift their lives under Prime Minister’s Ehsaas Program. He told that, previously, PBM in collaboration with Qatar Charity has provided Artificial Limbs to the PWDs in Balochistan Province giving them equal opportunities in the society by ensuring their mobility and sovereignty.
Highlighting the importance of PWDs autonomous life, Country Director Qatar Charity, Ameen Abdul Rahman expressed his contentment for the joint-ventures with PBM towards humanitarian relief activities in the country. He also vowed for the continued support to provide the fundamental rights of PWDs enabling them to become a productive citizen of the country.
Coordinator PIPOS Dr. Javed Ghani told these PWDs will be provided best available artificial limbs including Bionic Hands, under the supervision of expert medical team of the centre.