Govt wants to empower the disabled

PETALING JAYA: Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has affirmed the government’s commitment to strengthening and empowering the disabled through comprehensive policies.

The Prime Minister also called for all Malaysians to stop discriminating the disabled and to provide them opportunities to contribute for the development of the country.

“The unity government which I am leading will continue to focus on empowering the disabled.

“Despite being tested with physical and mental obstacles, the disabled should be given a chance to contribute their wisdom in various fields, especially in terms of developing the community and the country,” he said in a Facebook post in conjunction with International Day of Disabled Persons.

He also called for all Malaysians to protect those in need, including the disabled.

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