KARACHI: Shaniera Akram participated along with several other celebrities in Karachi a couple of days earlier to show her support for the Special Olympics Pakistan (SOP).
Shaniera posted pictures and a video from the marathon on her Twitter and Instagram in which she can be seen participating at the marathon.
Shaniera can be seen at one point, running back to pick up a child who stayed behind and then moving forward again.
She termed it a special day for the people of Karachi and for the special community of the city.
We did it!! Little Hadia and I crossing the finishing line together.A very special day for the city of Karachi & for the special community of Pakistan.Well done @SO_Pakistan , @AkramFoundation & everyone who came and participated today #RunSoThatTheyMaySmile🏃🏼♀️🏃🏽♂️🇵🇰 pic.twitter.com/Is45CJis5E
— Shaniera Akram (@iamShaniera) February 18, 2018
Actress Sarwat Gillani and television show host Nida Yasir also joined the marathon.
SOP is Special Olympics Pakistan, which organised the event. It is an organisation that provides sports training and opportunities to people with disabilities.
Story first published: 20th February 2018