1 December 2016, Male;
MEGA Maldives Airlines and the Ministry of Gender and Family of the Government of Maldives has partnered to mark the International Day of Persons with Disabilities which falls on the 3rd of December 2016.
At the signing ceremony held today at the Ministry of Gender and Family, the Memorandum of Understanding was signed on behalf of the Ministry by its Minister of State, Dr. A thaulla Rasheed, while Ms. Mizna Ahmed, Vice-President for Human Resources and Administration signed on behalf of MEGA Maldives Airlines.
The International Day of Persons with Disabilities has been observed by the United Nations every year since its inception in 1992. For this year’s event, the Ministry aims to organize a swimming challenge with the Maldives National Swimming Team whereby both children and persons with disabilities can learn skills and train together.
MEGA Maldives Airlines will be sponsoring tickets for three para-swimmers and one official from Sri Lanka to attend the event which would serve as an inspiration to all Maldivians, particularly for persons with disabilities.
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