International Day for Persons with Disabilities  
Dec 3, 2015  

International Day for Persons with Disabilities was observed on 3rd December by Social Welfare & Bait ul Maal Department at 90- Shahrha-e-Quaid e Azam, Lahore. Mr. Pervaiz Malik Member National Assembly were the Chief Guest of the event. Mr. Haroon Rafique, Secretary Social Welfare; Dr. Amjad Saqib, Managing Director Punjab Welfare Trust for Disabled; Amir Ashraf, General Secretary Pakistan Blind Association; Mr. Shafiqu-e-Rehman, President Milestone Society for Special Persons; Sh. Pervaiz Inam Elahi, Representative Lahore Chamber of Commerce; Ms. Farhat Aslam, General Secretary Deaf Welfare Association; Mr. Junaid, GM Human Resource Metro Cash & Carry and a large number of disabled community attended the event with aim to promote a better understanding on disability issues with a focus on the rights of persons with disabilities.

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International White Cane Safety Day  
Oct 19, 2015  
Social Welfare Department, City District Govt. Lahore celebrated “International White Cane Safety Day” on dated 19-10-2015 at Social Welfare Training Institute, Township, Lahore.
The Chief Guest of this event M. Haroon Rafique, Secretary Social Welfare & BM, Punjab highlighted the efforts of Punjab Govt. regarding 3% disabled quota in Govt/Public sector as well as private sector. He also shared that almost 3500 posts has been announced for disabled quota throughout Punjab in different departments and more than 1500 disabled persons recruited in Govt. jobs in which more than 350 persons were blind. Similarly Registration Process of Blind persons have also been continued for further facilitation. 
At the end of the function, White Sticks were distributed among majority of blind persons and students through Honorable Chief Guest.
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Anti Dengue Seminar in Lahore  
Apr 23, 2015  

Chief Guest: Mr. Haroon Rafiq, Secretary, SW has raisd the vioce for eradication and prevention of Dengue. View Pictures.