Baghdad - INA
Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi affirmed today, Thursday that the International Day for People with Special Needs is an opportunity to promote their rights.
A statement by his media office, received by the Iraqi News Agency (INA), stated that " Al-Kadhimi received a delegation of people with special needs, on the occasion of the International Day of the Disabled."
The statement added, "The delegation reviewed the problems and challenges they face, while the Prime Minister listened to their demands and needs."
Al-Kadhimi welcomed the delegation according to the statement, stressing that "the International Day for People with Special Needs is an opportunity to promote their rights, praising their courage in facing life's difficulties." The statement quoted Al-Kadhimi as saying: You are not handicapped, but rather people of determination and inspiration, when you turned disability into successful stories, and showed that history abounds with many creative people with special needs.