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Gov’t attempting to prepare proper ground for implementing Act of Supporting Disabled Persons’ Rights/ Gov’t put backing the disabled on priority

President sent a message on the International Day of Persons with Disabilities and stressed that the government is attempting to prepare the proper ground for implementing the provisions of the Act of Supporting Disabled Persons' Rights. In the message that was read by Minister of Cooperatives, Labour and Social Welfare at a conference at the State Welfare Organisation on Monday, Dr Rouhani wrote, "The Government of Prudence and Hope has put supporting the disabled on its top priority.

The President also wrote, "The government's efforts in supporting the rights of persons with disabilities, empowering them and taking advantage of their capabilities will be effective only when it is backed by other branches of the state and institutions.

The esteemed members of the parliament and judiciary officials are expected to have a supportive approach and support the government and different institutions in realising the provisions of acts related to disabled persons and provide the ground for their swift implementation as soon as possible, Dr Rouhani wrote.

Source: Presidency of Islamic Republic of Iran

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