KARACHI: Chief Minister (CM) Murad Ali Shah has said that the persons with disabilities, especially children, need our special attention, care and love so that they can be made useful citizens of the country.
This he said on Saturday while addressing the inaugural ceremony of a newly-constructed rehabilitation centre at Darul Sukun located on Kashmir Road. He was accompanied by Social Welfare Minister Shamim Mumtaz.
Shah said that on his fourth day in office as the CM, he had visited Darul Sukun. After listening to the problems, he had announced to extend every possible support to the institution.
"These are our children and we have to look after them so that they can establish themselves," he said, adding it was because of the prayers of these little angels that our country was progressing day by day.
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The CM said that the staff members and administration of Darul Sukun were dedicated and devoted people, which was why the rehabilitation centre's building was constructed within a year-and-a-half.
Earlier, the CM unveiled the plaque to inaugurate the newly constructed ground-plus two storey building. He visited different departments, portions and the rehabilitation unit.
Shah said that he was quite satisfied to see the rehabilitation unit of Darul Sukun, which was equipped with latest machinery. The administration has set up its own medical unit to provide treatment to the children living at Darul Sukun, for which they deserve to be applauded, the CM said, vowing to keep his support and praising the administration for its great work that he believed everyone needed to support.
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The administration of Darul Sukun thanked the CM for extending financial and other support, which made the construction of the new building possible.
Shah was presented a souvenir on which his hand-made portrait was inscribed. The children of Darul Sukun presented a tableau to welcome the CM.