'This is a step toward a disability-inclusive and sustainable post COVID-19 world'
In a step to facilitate differently-abled people, President Dr. Arif Alvi on Friday urged the banks to assist special people through financial welfare programs and ensure two per cent quota for them in jobs.
In a step to make all the government buildings accessible to special persons, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa chief secretary on Monday ordered to construct ramps and special toilets in all the public offices.
President Dr Arif Alvi says Pakistan has a great passion of philanthropy as it hosted largest number of Afghan refugee, most in the world.
The Lahore High Court during a hearing ordered that those suffering from blindness will not be referred to as, disabled, rather they will be called 'special persons.'
Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday said that his vision was to turn Pakistan into a society based on justice, rule of law and compassion that were the hallmarks of the state of Madina.
Special Assistant to Sindh Chief Minister on Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities Syed Qasim Naveed Qamar on Monday said that the provincial government would soon introduce smart card for special persons, having features of insurance coverage and other benefits.
The spokesman said applications for the CNICs were received through mobile registration vans and the identity cards were issued to the special persons free of cost.
LAHORE: Chief Justice Lahore High Court (LHC), Muhammad Anwaarul Haq, has ordered hearing of cases filed by special persons on priority basis, ARY News reported on Thursday. The notification in this regard has been issued by the LHC registrar and it's been sent to judges of district and sessions’ courts. The court also ordered that all special persons be given facilities as stated under The Disabled Persons (Employment and Rehabilitation) Ordinance, 1981. It also ordered that no disabled person should be subjected…
LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Sunday said his government will give jobs to some 4,848 persons with disabilities. In a statement on the occasion of 'International Day of Persons with Disabilities', he said we as an individual and collective society will have to work for the betterment of special persons. He stressed the need for sparing a thought for the persons with disabilities. The Punjab government is taking initiatives for the welfare of such people, he added. Shahbaz said the government has…