Published On: Fri, Jan 22nd, 2021
Published in Category: Islamabad

President Alvi for one-window operations to expeditiously process disability certificates

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ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi has emphasised the need for establishing one-window operations in the country to expeditiously process disability certificates.

Speaking at a follow-up meeting on the registration of differently-abled persons in Islamabad on Thursday, President Dr. Arif Alvi said the existing procedure of certification and registration is quite slow and cumbersome, which needs to be simplified.

In order to facilitate the persons with disability, the President asked the concerned stakeholders to establish an institutional setup to be comprised medical specialists and representatives of NADRA in Islamabad Capital Territory to swiftly process disability certificates.

He advised the Ministry of National Health Services to approach the provinces comprehensively to evolve a consensus on the definition of disability as well as decide modalities for the certification of disabilities.