KARACHI: Sindh government is committed to protect the rights of disabled people, with specific reference to their rights to accessibility and employment, said the Minister for Special Education, Women Development and Social Welfare, Rubina Qaimkhani.
During her visit to the Centre for Training of People with Disabilities and the Special Education Complex on Thursday, the Minister said efforts are being to ensure implementation of legislation done for the protection of the rights of disabled people.
This, she said also particularly focusses on training and education of children.
Rubina Qaimkhani on the occasion said the government with a view to express its commitment and solidarity with special people will commemorate the International Day of Special people, catering to all individuals with any form of handicap, on December 3 in a befitting manner.
“Our job is not restricted to celebrate days but equal and meaningful attention is being paid towards upliftment of these citizens who are equally an important part of our society,” said the Minister.
She also stressed need to create public awareness about measures that could help prevent congenital disabilities among the new born.
Sindh Secretary for Special Education, Abdul Aleem Memon, Khalid Sulaiman Khaskheli, Shamim Akhter and Kishwar Sultana Siddiqui were also present on the occasion.