Doha, – The Ministry of Economy and Commerce participated in the celebrations marking World Autism Awareness Day by illuminating today its building in Lusail area in blue. The World Autism Awareness Day is celebrated on April 2 every year.
The Ministry’s celebration of the event was in solidarity with an international campaign to mark the occasion. The campaign called for illuminating famous buildings and landmarks around the world in blue to raise awareness of autism.
Celebrating April 2 as World Autism Awareness Day came based on a proposal by the State of Qatar, which was approved by the United Nations General Assembly’s resolution on December 18, 2007. (QNA)
Source: Qatar News Agency