PPP plans to propose reserve seats for disabled: Kundi.

ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety, Faisal Karim Kundi Tuesday said that Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) had planned to propose reserved seats in the National Assembly and Senate for the differently abled persons.

"The PPP government has always provided rights to special people and minorities as they strongly believe in their rights", he said.

The minister was speaking during the National Conference 2023 of Community Based Inclusive Development Network (CBIDN) Pakistan under the theme Paradigm of Development, Economy and Equity, Unsolved Dilemma of Inclusion and Social Mainstreaming.

The conference was arranged by Sightsavers in collaboration with the other partners.

Faisal Kundi mentioned that Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal had also distributed 50,000 wheelchairs for the terror victims under the leadership of Zamurd Khan.

Over eight million deserving families are benefiting under the Benazir Kafaalat program. Rs. 13 billion released for Educational stipends for children registered in schools of deserving families.

An extra stipend of Rs 500 is given so that girls could also be sent to school.

The aim is to gradually alleviate the poor from poverty...

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