By: The Kabul Times
KABUL: President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani in a meeting held to mark the International Day of Persons with Disability, said to observe the day next year, the capabilities of persons with disability would be appreciated, the Presidential Press Office said Wednesday.
A statement from the Presidential Palace quoted President Ghani as shaking hands with any of the persons with disability during the ceremony held at the Salam Khana Palace and saying their capabilities would be praised and all should join hand to pay attention to them.
“Those who have no hands, they can draw and paint with their mouth and feet,” said the president while closely greeting them at the ceremony.
The president instructed the organs concerned not to remain incompetence before the blood of martyrs and the country’s persons with disability. “Lack of attention to them is unacceptable.”
President Ghani reiterated on the simplification of administrative system in order to tackle the problems facing persons with disability and the heirs of the country’s martyrs and taking in mind facilities for their commutation in buildings structures, the statement added.
He thanked them for their active participation in the society and hoped the songs of the children of the country’s disabled persons could change into a tranquil, stable and legal Afghanistan.