Karachi (ENN) Special Assistant to CM Sindh on Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities Syed Qasim Naveed Qamar has assured that Sindh government has taken steps to implement laws on special persons in letter and spirit in order to facilitate them.
This he said as a chief guest in an Awareness Raising Seminar on Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities Act 2018 here in Jhanghir Park Saddar.
He fully agreed upon that there was a dire need to create awareness and sensitize people on the issue and all stakeholders of the society must come forward to give respect and due rights to them. Syed Qasim Naveed Qamar added, ‘ Sindh government and his Department are fully determined to implement laws on special persons and Sindh is the province which has increased job quota for special persons in public and private sectors that is five percent, higher than other provinces ‘ . He said that unless and until special persons got reasonable employments and comfortable accessibility to their work place, they could not be satisfied and we were trying to accommodate them in public and private sectors as per their qualifications and mobility capacity , adding that all public and private sector organizations had been directed to implement job quota for special persons.
Syed Qasim said that DEPD was going to hold seminars and walks at various level to create awareness on the issue and specially implementation of Act 2018.