Discussion to recall work of Sheakh Zayed for blind 28/07/2013

On 19th of Ramadan, to mark the Zayed Humanitarian Day, Emirates association of the visually impaired (EAVI), in collaboration with the Department of Tourism Development organized a panel discussion and gathering of hundreds of its members, their parents and friends at association headquarters. The main focus of the discussion was the uplift and well fair work for blind done in his era. Mr. Adel Al Zamar, Chairman EAVI and Mr. Faisal Al Nuaimi, Director General of the Department of Development and Tourism inAjman, praised the support and kindness of late founding father of UAE for the differently able people in the country. They recalled how the work started in late eighties and the establishment of specialized centers for handicapped as well as different stages that this association went through to become what it is today.

The session was moderated by Dr. Ahmed Al-Omran Al Shamsi, Vice president of the Emirates Association of the Visually Impaired. Others who spoked on the occasion include Mr. Ahmed Mukhtar, Association member and a teacher for the blind, and Mr. Ibrahim Alkhaial, member of the Association and the employee in the Sharjah Educational Zone and Mr. Khalid Busaham, teacher at the Ministry of Education. A number of different competitions and meal was also arranged for the guests on the day.

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