Khartoum (SUNA) - The Minister of Social Development of Khartoum state Amal Al-Billi asserted the ministry's concern
with the disabilities field. He lauded efforts carried by the Council of Persons with Disabilities, and its scientific and practical approach for the implementation of its programmes and projects.
During her meeting with the Council's Secretary General, Dr. Rashid al- Tijani, and the council's members, she noted that the celebration of the International Day of Persons with disabilities has integrated the efforts of the unions, the civil society organizations and partners supporting the issues of the disabilities.
The minister pointed to the ambitious plans for the event's celebrations, especially after the formation of the new council to be chaired by the governor of Khartoum state, and the membership of number of ministers, adding that the coming stage would witness the establishment of the portfolio for the financing of the disabilities projects which would be announced during the celebrations.
Dr. Rashid, on his part has reviewed the celebrations work plan which have included a sports festival, the disability conference, and many other activities.