Tasks of the Fund for Persons with Disabilities in the law
Thursday، 19 December 2019 - 11:59 AM
A draft law submitted by the Government to Parliament on the Fund for the Support of Persons with Disabilities specified the functions of the Fund.
Article 9 of the draft law, which will be considered during the coming session, that the Fund, in coordination with the concerned bodies , civil society organizations and the private sector, shall provide care and support in all aspects of life for persons with disabilities, in particular the following ones:
Providing scholarships at schools, institutes and universities at home and abroad, and ensuring the continuation of the study with private education for those who already enrolled.
Contribute to cover the cost of prosthetic devices.
Contribute to cover the cost of disability-related surgeries for who are not covered by health insurance.
Participation in covering the cost of availability, through the improvement of public utilities by applying the availability code.
Contribute to cover the cost of the development of institutions for the care of persons with disabilities, and cover the operational cost, both governmental and non-governmental.
Establish rehabilitation centers and develop existing ones.
Development of services for persons with disabilities in public schools and universities.
Supporting financial inclusion for person with disabilities.
Working on the participation of persons with disabilities in international cultural and art festivals and forums.
Cooperation with the Ministry of Culture in the discovery of talents of Persons with disabilities , whether technically, culturally or literally.
Cooperating with the Ministry of Youth and Sports to provide all means for persons with disabilities to practice sports in their affiliated bodies.
Developing services for persons with disabilities in public schools and universities.
13: Support the training and employment of persons with disabilities.
14: Participation in covering the cost of technological availability of government services and websites of government agencies.