Int’l Day of Persons with Disabilities being celebrated today


International Day of Persons with Disabilities is being celebrated in Pakistan as well as the world today.

This day aims to promote the rights and well-being of persons with disabilities in all spheres of society and development.

The theme for this year is “United in action to rescue and achieve the SDGs for, with and by persons with disabilities”.

According to the United Nations, there are an estimated one billion people living with disabilities worldwide, facing many barriers to inclusion in many key aspects of society.

Governor Balochistan Malik Abdul Wali Kakar says there is need to increase quota in government jobs for people with disabilities.

He was addressing a ceremony in connection with International Day of Persons with Disabilities in Quetta today.

The Governor assured that problems being faced by special people will be resolved.

Source: Radio Pakistan