Election 2013Political Rights of Persons with Disabilities
Activity TitleDialogue on Election 2013Political Rights of Persons with Disabilities
April, 2013 Time: 12:00 PM- 03:00pm PST
Venue Taj Continental, Multan
Facilitated byOrganized by Society for Special Persons, supported byStrengthening Participatory Organization (SPO).
Representativesfrom PoliticalParties & ElectionCommission o f Pakistan.Ishfaq sarver (Regional officer Election Commission Pakistan,Zahid Iqbal(District officer Election Commission Pakistan), AliQasim, son of Ex. Prime Minister Syed Youaf Raza Gillani
(Pakistan People’s Party
-PPP), Nafees Ahmad Ansari (PakistanPeople Party), Mohsin Shaheen (Jamat e Islami), ShahidMehmood Khan (Pakistan Tahreek Insaf), Saleem Ansari(Mustakbil Pakistan), Muhammad Saleem Raja (PPP), Ameer AliQureshi (Pakistan Muslim League-N), Muhammad Hussain Babar(Nizame Mustafa Party).Representativesfrom NGOs, INGOs,Stakeholders,Media, DisabledPeople organization(DPOs), andPersons withDisabilities.Shahnawaz Khan (Program Specialist SPO), Mrs Sadiqa Karamat Ali (Board member Society for Special Persons ), Zahida Hameed(SPO), Lion Muhhammad Afzl Sipra (SOCIETY FOR SPECIALPERSONS BODs Member), Syed Ajaz Ahmad Shah (ChairmanBODs),South Asia Pakistan (SAP-PK), MOJAZ Foundation, Bedari,Women Rights Association, Paidar Development organization,Multan Civil Society Network, Khalid Qureshi (President TradersMultan, Aghe Pakistan,, Peace &Development Foundation, ImranKomal(Daily Express), Sadia Tabasum (Ravi News), Mehwish(APP News), Rokia Neem (Daily Khabrain), Sabir (PakistanTelevision), Multan Deaf Association,, Nadir Khan (Vice-President-Society for Special Persons), Asif Iqbal(GS-Society forSpecial Persons), Rana Arif, Fahad Bilal, Yasir Hameed, peoplewith Disabilities member of Society for Special Persons.
ACCESS TO POLITICAL
is one of the basic human rights and every state is bound toprovide execution of political rights to her citizens. SOCIETY FOR SPECIAL PERSONS is workingwith all political parties at District, Provincial & National level for the improvement of politicalconditions exclusively for Persons with Disabilities. As discrimination level is much high &unfortunately ignored by concern authorities, like no participation of PWDs in our parliament,low turnout of (PWD) voters in election process and so on. To improve current situation