LAHORE, Mar 20 (APP):Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar on Wednesday said that children suffering from down syndrome were responsibility of the government and they deserve special attention of the society.
In a message issued here, the CM said that securing the future of such children was a collective responsibility and sustained efforts were needed to make them a useful citizen of the society.
He said there was also a need to run an awareness campaign for educating the people about trisomy 21.
He disclosed that the government had planned to initiate a comprehensive program of rehabilitation of such children.
The purpose of celebrating the day was to educate the people about the rights of children suffering from down syndrome.
“We should make a commitment that efforts of rehabilitation and treatment of such children will be continued in an organized manner,” the CM concluded.