President: Government taking all possible steps for special people welfare: Mamnoon Hussain

Islamabad: President Mamnoon Hussain has said the government is taking all possible steps for the welfare of special people so that they can utilize their potential.

Talking to Technical Advisor on Disabilities and Rehabilitation of World Health Organization Dr. Maryam Mallick in Islamabad on Wednesday‚ he called upon all the relevant government institutions‚ civil society‚ philanthropists and corporate sector to make collective efforts to bring disabled into the mainstream.

The President said that Pakistan‚ being a signatory of the UN Convention on rights of Persons with Disabilities‚ is fully alive to its obligation to take necessary steps for the welfare of special people.He appreciated that the work of WHO‚ which is actively involved in improving health facilities in Pakistan since 1948. Dr. Maryam Mallick apprised the President of the activities of WHO for the welfare of the people with disabilities.

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