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Saima Saleem, Pakistan’s first visually-impaired UN delegate, is being praised for her fiery speech at UNGA

Born on August 10, 1984, Saima in her early years was diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa - an incurable eye disease that made her blind at the age of 13.

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Saima Saleem, Pakistan’s first visually-impaired UN delegate, is being praised for her fiery speech at UNGA!

On Saturday, Saima Saleem, the first differently-abled female Pakistani diplomat made every citizen proud by giving a befitting response to India at the 76th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). 

Saima Saleem stated that it is India that endorses terrorism in the occupied territory of Kashmir in a response to an Indian diplomat’s allegations against Pakistan.

She received praises from all over the world for her courage and for using braille for the first time at the UNGA and for becoming a civil servant despite all the challenges she faced.

 

 

 

 

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