The inauguration ceremony was started with the recitation of Holy verses of the Quran. The honorable Chairman, the University of Lahore Professor Awais Rauf warmly welcomed all the national and International dignitaries, guests and participants. He appreciated Al Baseer Foundation for introducing the concept of Inclusive Eye Health at the UOL and ensured implementation of Inclusive Eye Health practices. He appreciated the active participation of different eye institutes from all over the country.
Disability experts were also invited to conduct sessions and train participants on how to deal with persons with different disabilities as healthcare professionals and what measures should be taken at organizational level. Sign Language Interpreter from ConnectHear for conducting a lecture on improving communication with persons with hearing impairment, Mr. Hassan Tareen , low Vision specialist from Lahore University of Management Sciences.
At the end, shields of honor and certificates of appreciation were distributed among guest speakers and participants respectively by our chief guest, Prof Asad Aslam, National Coordinator and Chairman National committee for Eye Health.