The Deputy Speaker of the Iraqi Parliament, Dr. Shakhwan Abdullah Ahmed, received in his official office in Baghdad today, Sunday 7/24/2022, a group of disabilities and special needs accompanied by a number of civil activists, at the beginning of the meeting, His Sovereignty welcomed the guests and listened to them about the extent of the suffering and their daily needs, the careless of state institutions of them, the possibility of a suitable environment for this affected segment, and the lack of health aid and support in preparing the requirements for combining them with society.
Deputy Speaker of the Council stressed during the meeting the need to take care of the segment of people with disabilities and special needs, providing the basic services they need, and ensuring their legitimate rights in the legislation and laws in force, providing the basic services they need, and ensuring their legitimate rights in the legislation and laws in force, His Sovereignty pledged to include the draft law of the first amendment to the Law on the Care of People with Disabilities and Special Needs No. (38) of 2013 on the agenda in the next session for the first reading, involve their representatives in discussions with the relevant committees before voting on the draft amendment.
Media Office of the Deputy Speaker of the Iraqi Council of Representatives
Sunday 24 July 2022