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Special Olympics Pakistan and Legends Arena Join Forces to Enhance Access to Sports Karachi, Pakistan - February 27, 2024 - Special Olympics Pakistan (SOP) and Legends Arena are pleased to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on February 27, 2024, marking a significant milestone in promoting inclusivity and accessibility in sports. The MoU was signed by the legendary Squash Player Jahangir Khan, Chairperson Legends Arena, and Ms. Ronak Lakhani, Chairperson Special Olympics Pakistan, symbolizing a commitment to providing unparalleled opportunities for individuals with intellectual disabilities. Under this partnership, Special Olympics Pakistan athletes and members will gain access to the state-of-the-art facilities offered by Legends Arena, Karachi's premier destination for sports and entertainment. These facilities include Futsal, Padel Courts, Cricket, and Jogging Track providing a diverse range of options for athletes and enthusiasts alike. "We are thrilled to partner with Special Olympics Pakistan in their mission to promote sports and empower individuals with intellectual disabilities," remarked Mr. Jahangir Khan, Chairperson Legends Arena. "By opening our doors to SOP athletes, we aim to create an environment where everyone feels welcome and can excel in their respective sports." "This collaboration signifies our dedication to fostering an inclusive society where individuals of all abilities have equal access to sports and recreational activities," remarked Ms Ronak Lakhani, Chairperson of Special Olympics Pakistan. "Legends Arena's world-class facilities will empower our athletes to pursue their passions and showcase their talents on a broader platform." In attendance at this momentous event were Talal Shah Khan (Chief Executive Officer), Saud Ahmed (Chief Operating Officer), and Yousuf Ghaznavi (Chief Marketing Officer) from Legends Arena while Farkhanda Jabeen (National Sports Director), Taha Tahir (National Director), Jasmine Sharif (Athlete Leader and SOP Board Member), and Muhammad Affan, (Athlete Leader) from Special Olympics Pakistan, underscoring the collective commitment towards promoting inclusion and diversity in sports. This collaboration between Special Olympics Pakistan and Legends Arena represents a significant step forward in advancing the rights and opportunities of individuals with intellectual disabilities, fostering a culture of acceptance and inclusion within the sports community.Special OlympicsLegends ArenaUnified Champion Schools ... See MoreSee Less
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THANK YOU BANK ALFALAH!The inaugural winter sports training and selection camp at Khanaspur was an incredible success, and we couldn't have done it without the generous support of Bank Alfalah! Over 8 days, 19 talented athletes from different regions of Pakistan honed their competition skills in the Special Olympics Winter Sports - Snowshoeing and Cross-country Skiing, while engaging in personal development activities. These athletes will be shortlisted and trained further in preparation for the Special Olympics World Winter Games, Turin, 2025.We are also thankful to Canari Hotel Kashmir View for their hospitality and a comfortable stay for our Athletes and Coaches.With continued support from Bank Alfalah and everyone who contributed to the success of the camp, we aim to nurture even more talent and promote winter sports across the country.Special Olympics Special Olympics Asia Pacific #wintersports #BankAlfalah #canarihotel #khanaspur ... See MoreSee Less
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Special Olympics Pakistan’s youth leaders Syeda Humaira Kazim and Yumna Masood representing the Asia Pacific at the Global Youth Leadership Council (2023 - 2025) attended the GYLC In-person training held at Special Olympics Headquarters in Washington D.C. During the 3-day training event, the youth leaders engaged in various activities and sessions that developed an understanding of their roles as council members, team building, leadership and valuable interaction and collaboration with fellow youth leaders from across the globe.The youth leaders will now focus on their participation in the preparation for the 2025 Global Youth Leadership Summit along with other members of the council.#InclusionRevolution #GlobalYouthLeadershipSummit #YouthLeaders #Washington ... See MoreSee Less
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