PR No.33 Islamabad: December 3, 2015

Barrister Zafarullah Khan, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister/Minister of State for Human Rights has said that a Special Cell for disable persons will be established at Ministry of Human Rights.

He said that government of Pakistan has restored Ministry of Human Rights and now it is full-fledged and independent Ministry.

Barrister Zafarullah Khan was addressing at Policy Dialogue held in connection with the International Day for Persons with Disabilities at a local hotel on Thursday.

He said that steps are required to bring the disable persons in mainstream and urged civil society to come forward and join hand with the government for forming policy to address the issues of disable persons.

Barrister Zafarullah Khan said that disable persons must be given care and respect and hoped that more steps will be taken for the welfare of the persons with disabilities.