3. During the recent years, International movements for empowerment of persons with disabilities have emerged rapidly through international conventions and agreements. This has made the Government of Pakistan a partner in the global movement for betterment of this segment of society.
4. The provision of a comprehensive range of facilities for persons with disabilities from pre-natal care through education, vocational training, employment and support during adult life cannot be matter for a single government department or agency. Active cooperation: of a large number of relevant organizations at Federal, Provincial, Local and NG0s level, along with involvement of the family, professionals and communities at large, have, therefore, to play their active role in the provision and growth of services of real quality for this segment of society.
Date of Issue (December 03, 2003)