Indian state minister congratulates Parvaz Festival for receiving award
Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment of India Ramdas Athawale congratulated Parvaz International Film Festival for receiving the International Excellence Award For Service to Disabilities.
In a ceremony on August 23 in New Delhi, Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment of Government of India Dr Thawarchand Gehlot submitted the award to the festival’s secretary Fatemeh Amiri.
The award giving ceremony was attended by several Indian authorities including two ministers.
Providing public awareness in order to make people familiar with disability and displaying a true image of the life of the people with disabilities are among major objectives of the festival.
The 3rd Parvaz International Film Festival will be held in early December 2017 in Tehran.