International Day of Persons with Disabilities being observed
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The International Day of Persons with Disabilities is being observed across the globe, including Pakistan, on Monday to promote the rights and well-being of persons with disabilities in all spheres of society, and to increase awareness about persons with disabilities belonging to political, social, economic and cultural spheres of life.
In a message on Twitter on International Day of Persons with Disabilities, the prime minister said: “I want to reiterate our government’s commitment to transforming the lives of those with disabilities by offering them equal opportunities in education and employment.”
Prime Minister Imran Khan said that the bill to empower and enable them to surmount all barriers is ready.
In this connection, many organisations in the country, including Directorate General of Special Education and Government of Pakistan, are organizing different programmes in the country.
Since 1992, the United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) had been celebrated annually on December 3 around the world.