By: The Kabul Times
KABUL: President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani during his visit to Kandahar province met with a number of people with disability and pledged to pick two of their representatives for the senate membership and another as his advisor, a statement from the Presidential Press Office said Friday.
Pointing to the disabled, the president assured that their quota in the government administrations would be increased, the statement quoted.
He also called for forming a joint delegation of representatives from the people with disability and the government officials to fundamentally investigate into their problems.
The president also accepted the demand of the disabled for having a national federation, according to the statement. The country’s president also met with the doctors and other health officials, congratulating them for the construction and inauguration of the 350-bed provincial hospital, another statement confirmed.
He pointed to the anti-polio vaccination campaign across the province and asked all sides to keep their neutrality in the field of health both in Kandahar province and the entire country. The president said he was ready to distribute land to build health townships and that any district with a plan to build health centers would receive his support and assistance.
Speaking to the teachers’ representatives, he said the government was committed to provide land for the private universities, but with a condition of having standard quality, said the statement.
He also said the government was ready to distribute lands among the school teachers and meet lack of textbooks all over the schools.