Pakistan President Dr. Arif Alvi has urged the media on Tuesday to create awareness for the rights and issues of special persons.
According to the details, President Dr. Arif Alvi in his recent statement said that the welfare of special persons is a big challenge and all segments of the society need to work for it.
The President said the government is taking steps to make special persons financially independent and give them access to educational institutions and jobs.
Appreciating the role played by the media to create awareness about breast cancer and against COVID-19, the President expressed confidence that the media will again cooperate for the promotion of the rights of the special persons.
Back on the 14th of this month, the President while stressing the need to facilitate the registration process for the benefit of special persons, said that effective steps have been taken to cater to the needs of persons with disabilities and enable special persons in various walks of life.
The President said that the registration process needs to be simplified for the convenience of special persons, effective steps should be taken to meet the needs of the disabled and enable them in various walks of life.
President Arif Alvi said that it was important to conduct a survey on special people so that strategies could be formulated to solve their problems effectively.
The President urged the concerned stakeholders to take steps for the economic development of special persons and their inclusion in the mainstream education system.
President Arif Alvi appreciated the steps taken by NADRA and the Ministry of Poverty Alleviation for the registration of special persons.