The Prime Minister, Dr. Abdallah Hamdouk, has pointed out that problems facing persons with disabilities are never secondary questions but essential issues that should be embedded within every ministry’s partial plans and that they are at the heart of sustainable development in the Sudan.
The Prime Minister has stressed in a message from New York, USA, to Sudanese backhome who are observing the celebrations marking the 16 days of activism against violence against women, which comes within the International Day of people with Disabilities, observed annually on the 3rd of December, that his government pays special attention to the challenges faced with disability and that this care symbolize3d the wellness and the development in any democratic society and that is something we, in the transitional government, need to clearly enunciate as a crucial element in revolution and change.
He said these principles and the care given to question and challenges facing the persons with disability should be clearly marked and remedied and embodied in the activities and programmes of the revolution and its drive for change.
It is to be noted that the world community celebrates this day since in1992 with a series of activities that lasts for 16 days.
The celebration for 2019 comes under slogan “‘promoting the participation of persons with disabilities and their leadership: taking action on the 2030 Development Agenda”.