DGSE to get five new busses till next month: Tariq Fazal

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ISLAMABAD, Nov 22 (APP): Minister for Capital Administration and Development Division Tariq Fazal Chaudhry Tuesday said five new busses would soon be handed over to Director General Special Education (DGSE) till December.

“Two busses would be handed over immediately to the DGSE while other two to three buses with special facilities for Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) will be provided according to the requirement after few days”, the minister said.

The buses would be equipped with rams, for wheel chair students and other things helpful for the mobility of physically and mentally challenged students, the minister said.

He was addressing as chief guest at the Pakistan Bright Youth Summit 2016, organized by DGSE in collaboration with Bright Rays Foundation, titled, “Yes we Can”.

These buses would be given under the Prime Minister special initiative to improve the standard of academic institutions working under Federal Directorate of Education (FDE).

The minister stated that PWDs needs our attention not sympathies to prove their abilities and our responsibility is to give them support to overcome their challenges.

He informed that 200 FDE schools would be renovated with latest equipment, laboratories and other facilities to facilitate 5000 children of the federal capital.

Tariq Fazal lauded the success stories of PWDs and commented that they are source of information not only for themselves but also for us.

He shared their all out support is with PWDs in all walks of life and they would ensure that all facilities would be provided to their institutes at their earliest.

In the end the minister disseminated awards of appreciation among the students who showed outstanding performance in academic as well as co-curricular activities.