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HR ministry to raise problems of PWDs in cabinet meeting: Mazari

By APP
June 28, 2021

Islamabad : Federal Minister Dr. Shireen Mazari has said that the Ministry of Human Rights would raise the problems of the People With Disabilities (PWDs) in the Federal Cabinet, especially ensuring their 2 percent quota in federal departments/divisions.

Chairing the second meeting of the Council on Rights of Persons with Disabilities here Sunday, Mazari said that Federal Secretary for Human Rights will also approach its counterparts to take necessary actions for ensuring 2 per cent quota for persons with disabilities in jobs as well as secretaries of ministries would also be called in the next council meeting.

The second meeting of the Council on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities discussed making Islamabad a friendly city for persons with disabilities and ensuring a 2 per cent quota of jobs for persons with disabilities in federal ministries/divisions.

The Council comprises members of the National Assembly, Senate, members from the Ministry of Information, Finance, Education, and PASS; Chairman Capital Development Authority (CDA); Executive Director National Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine (NIRM); and three Persons With Disability (PWDs).