Revolutionary measures will be taken for the welfare of disabled persons: Provincial Minister Social Welfare Sohail Shaukat Butt

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Revolutionary measures will be taken for the welfare of disabled persons: Provincial Minister Social Welfare Sohail Shaukat Butt
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Revolutionary measures will be taken for the welfare of disabled persons: Provincial Minister Social Welfare Sohail Shaukat Butt

Lahore (Daily Pakistan Online) An important meeting of the Council on Rights of Persons with Disabilities was held in Lahore. The meeting was presided over by Provincial Minister for Social Welfare and Baitul Mal Punjab, Sohail Shaukat Butt. Secretary Social Welfare and Treasury Department Punjab, Iqbal Hussain Khan and Secretary Women Development, Samira Samad were also present on the occasion. DG Social Welfare Amna Munir also attended the meeting.

In the meeting, the welfare and well-being of people with disabilities and other issues were discussed. The Council ratified the minutes of the previous meeting and approved new measures, policies, financial and administrative matters.

Provincial Minister for Social Welfare and Finance, Sohail Shaukat Butt, called for strengthening collaboration between government agencies, NGOs, and the private sector to protect the rights of individuals with disabilities. He reiterated his commitment to ensure effective inclusion and active role of persons with disabilities in the society, in the light of the Constitution of Pakistan and the Punjab Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities Act 2022.

On this occasion, Provincial Social Welfare Minister said that under the leadership of Chief Minister Punjab, people will take revolutionary steps for the welfare of disabled people. The paperwork should now proceed. 3 percent quota in jobs, right of our disabled siblings. Under the leadership of Maryam Nawaz, they will soon bring such a package that will reduce their difficulties to a great extent. The Council is committed to the mainstreaming of persons with disabilities.

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