Last October, I was in Jakarta to be with the Malaysian contingent competing in the Jakarta Asian Para Games. The minister and I wanted to spend as much time as possible with our para athletes just as we had done with our Asian Games athletes.
It was my first time watching para games live, and I was totally amazed by the ability of those we call persons with disabilities (PWDs).
I mean, we can all talk about the achievements of PWDs but only after one has witnessed them in action for oneself will one truly understand the determination, potential and strength of our para athletes.
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