PESHAWAR: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan stated the Khyber-Pakhtunkwa (K-P) government has taken responsibility for disabled and special persons as well as widows and orphans, Express News reported on Tuesday.
Imran was speaking at a function in Peshawar to honour Disabled Persons Day.
He also said on Twitter:
Am going to function in Peshawar to mark Disabled Persons Day. We must facilitate mainstreaming of all our people in public/private sectors.— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) December 3, 2013
There are 80,000 persons with disabilities in K-P, Imran said in his speech.
He revealed that a foundation has been made to help people with disabilities, which will provide assistance to 26,000 people in the first year, 40,000 in the second year and the rest of the 80,000 in the third year.
“We will be an example for the rest of the provinces and bring the tsunami to them as well,” the chairman stated.
He also said that they will bring change to K-P every month, adding that the change has been slow in the past.
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