The 8th International Abilympics, a vocational skill competition among persons with disability, is scheduled to be held in Seoul, Republic of Korea from September 25-30, 2011, according to Union Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.
The event is being organized jointly by the eighth International Abilympics Seoul 2011 Organizing Committee and the Ministry of Employment and Labour, Seoul Metropolitan Government, International Abilympics Federation and Rehabilitation International.
The Union Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment has provided substantial support to the skilled disabled persons to participate in this event.
An Indian contingent of 25 members including 15 contestants is leaving today to participate in the event.
The contestants belong to different regions of the country and have undergone an intensive training programme in Delhi prior to departure for Korea.