Pakistan: 5th of July as National Day of People with Disabilities

Pakistan Disabled Peoples' Organization (PDPO) DPI Pakistan announced 5th July as "National Disability Day of Pakistan". Each year DPI Pakistan will celebrate the National day of People with Disabilities 5th July each year to remind the Government that it was ratified UNCRPD on the date. In this way each year activities will be carried out especially for the implementation of UN CRPD at national level.

DPI Pakistan is appealing all the stake holders, friends, colleagues, partners and members please celebrate they day of ratification as National Day of People with Disabilities. Same time DPI Pakistan is appealing the Government of Pakistan to announce 5th July as National Day of people with disabilities.

For this call Punjab Disability Forum (PDF) responded immediately and held a press conference at Lahore Press Club and announced 5th July as National Day of People with Disabilities. Please find news from Lahore.

http://www.apcdfoundation.org/ecafe/en/node/6821

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