Lahore Businessmen Association for Rehabilitation of Disabled (LABARD) President Pervez Malik MNA said people with disabilities need attention and care to be able to live with dignity in society.
“LABARD is committed to include and to empower people with disabilities to stand up for their rights,” he added.
He was speaking at a ceremony held in connection with the International Day of Persons with Disabilities which was also attended by MNA Shaista Pervez Malik, Provincial Ministers Mian Mujtaba Shuja-ur-Rehman, Khawaja Salman Rafiq while several politicians and businessmen were also present on the occasion. The participants passed a resolution urging the federal and provincial governments to introduce schemes and packages for people with disabilities in order to enhance their accessibility to facilities.
Pervez Malik said all disabled people must be able to enjoy human rights on an equal basis in all areas of lives,including access to education, employment and the ability to participate as complete citizens in the societies.—APP