Sudan: National Council for Persons With Disabilities Underlines Importance of Integration of Disabled Persons in Community
Nov. 29 . 2017 - The National Council for the Persons with Disabilities, the council in Khartoum state, the organizations, the states’ councils and relevant body’s will celebrate in the 3 rd of next December the International Day of Persons with Disabilities at 10: a.m. in the Friendship Hall in Khartoum with high level presence of the Presidency of the Republic, under the motto (a transition to a sustainable, flexible and accessible society to all) , where the celebrations will be extend to the Sudan’s different states.
The secretary general of the council of the persons with disabilities in Khartoum state, dr. Rashid al- Tegani, indicated in the press conference held at the Sudan’s News Agency SUNA, has indicated the necessity of giving due concern to the persons with disabilities , and, to complete their integration in the community after the approval of the special laws.
He noted that the number of the persons with disabilities amount to about 2 million and two hundreds with the percentage of 4%, and similar percentage in Khartoum state.
He pointed out to the three activities of the celebrations including the scientific conference that will discuss scientific papers in the challenges of the persons with disabilities, the council’s plans for the celebrations that will start in the 4 th of next December, in addition to the sports festival in 6 th of next month at the police collage in Soba, and the festival of the cultural creation in Dar al Riyada Omdurman in 9 th of next December.