Iran NPC, Tehran: In a message on the occasion of the
International White Cane Awareness Day being observed on October 15, the President
of National Paralympic Committee honoured the everyday achievements of Iranian blind
and visually impaired athletes.
NPC President Dr. Ghafoor Karegary
"The Day served as a reminder for us
to raise the awareness for inclusion.
The white cane is a symbol of freedom and independence for those living with blindness.
On the occasion of the day and ahead
of the Fourth Asian Para Games, I would like to offer my congratulations on the achievements of Iran’s athletes with blindness and vision impairments and I also wish them a continued success in their upcoming endeavors!"