October 12, once again all Paralympic Family in IR Iran had the opportunity to celebrate National Paralympic Day to promote sport for people with different disability. For the promotion of this celebration, so many high ranked officials had been invited to this inspiring event.
As we were going to come into sport complex, we witnessed huge population of children from different levels (abled and ones with disability) to join the event.
Within them we could refer to Mr. Lemke, UN Secretary General Special Adviser on Sport for Development and Peace; and Mr Tarek Souei, the CEO of the Asian Paralympic Committee.
Mr. Lemke in his addressing delivered best regards from Mr. Banki Mon to the audience. His message included equality for all and special thanks to parents caring children with disabilities. He concluded his speech with announcing support from athletes with disability as they act as role model, especially for the women to attract them in sports.
In continuous, the video message of Sir Philip Craven played to bring more sense of commitment of IPC to support such an event. Thanks to I.R. Iran Broadcasting Organization, all Iranian families joined the event by live coverage across the country.
One part of celebration was dedicated to sport for all, as the host invited audience to do exercise all together.
In this great event, 8000 participants got familiar with different kinds of sports with disabilities.
It is worth to mention that the 8th edition of National Paralympic Day was also celebrated in different parts of the Islamic Republic of Iran attended by 35000 peoples with disabilities. According to I.R. Iran NPC Public Relations, many school boys and girls with different kinds of impairments attended with their parents and teachers in this great, wonderful celebration and experienced a happy and funny day.