Federal Education Minister Rana Tanveer Hussain says incumbent government is making all out efforts to provide opportunities to special persons to help them realize their desired goals.

He was addressing a ceremony held for distribution of wheelchairs among special students under the Prime Minister’s Electric Wheelchair Scheme at the Punjab University in Lahore.

The Minister said that special persons were precious assets to society.

He said that the initiative of electric wheelchairs for physically challenged students was launched in 2018, and so far more than 600 such young people had received the chairs from the Higher Education Commission.

The minister asked all departments including the educational institutions to build ramps in their buildings to facilitate the special citizens.

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