Rights for those with disabilities are a high priority - Abdallat

Khalil Al-Abdallat
Khalil Al-Abdallat. (Photo: Jordan News Agency, Petra)
AMMANKhalil Al-Abdallat, director of the human rights unit at the prime minister's office, affirmed that the rights of persons with disabilities are a high priority in the Jordanian state's concerns, and that this issue receives significant royal attention.اضافة اعلان

He emphasized that His Majesty King Abdullah emphasized at the Global Summit on Persons with Disabilities the importance of integration, inclusivity, political and economic engagement, and the empowerment of persons with disabilities.

During the consultative meeting held by the Human Rights Unit at the Prime Minister's Office with the Supreme Council for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, Abdallat stated that continuous efforts are being made by the government and all relevant partners to ensure that persons with disabilities enjoy their fundamental rights and freedoms, Jordan News Agency, Petra reported.

Ghadeer Al-Haris, acting secretary-general of the Supreme Council for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, highlighted other accomplishments related to education, employment, and accessibility, in addition to the challenges that may hinder the speedy implementation of some recommendations. As a result of Jordan's efforts in this field, Jordan, along with the Federal Republic of Germany and the International Disability Alliance, was chosen to host the Third Global Disability Summit, scheduled to be held in Berlin in early 2025.

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