Provincial Minister for Sports Jahangir Khanzada inaugurated the 17thPunjab Special Olympic Games at a grand opening ceremony at Punjab Stadium. Secretary Sports Punjab Muhammad Aamir Jan, Special Monitoring Unit incharge Fatima Zaidi, Aneesur Rehman of Special Olympic Association Punjab and model Mehreen Syed were also present on this occasion. Punjab Minister for Sports Jahangir Khanzada, Secretary Sports Punjab Muhammad Aamir Jan and other guests witnessed the march past of special students. Flame of 17th Punjab Special Olympic Games was also lit in the stadium. The Special Olympic Games are being held under the auspices of Sports Board Punjab, Special Olympic Association Punjab and Special Monitoring Unit (SMU) and will remain continue till November 10. Around 1100 special students from 30 schools and colleges are featuring in the 3-day games. Provincial Minister for Sports Jahangir Khanzada said that Punjab government is strongly encouraging the reforms to accelerate pace towards strengthening our resolve of 'No Athlete Left Behind'. We will make event memorable through some hectic efforts. Punjab govt is taking effective measures for the sports promotion among special people as vision of Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif.