19/8/2017 12:00 am
Work record four million of them
BAGHDAD / Batool al - Hassani is
preparing the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs to issue IDs for people with disabilities and special needs to facilitate their access to the privileges assigned to them, Mvsahh from the registrar of them have reached four million.
The head of the Disabled Persons and Special Needs Unit in the ministry, Judge Asghar Abdul Razzaq al-Moussawi, said in a special statement to "Al-Sabah" that the Authority has completed its procedures to issue IDs for the disabled and people with special needs in order to facilitate their access to the privileges allocated to them by the ministries, In addition to the allocation of seats in the postgraduate studies and facilitate the traffic procedures and give them priority in appointments, noting that the ministry will start granting loans to the disabled and monthly cash benefits commensurate with the Estimated disability ratio of the Commission
He added that the ministry is in the process of issuing smart cards (K-Card) to the full-time appointee to facilitate the distribution of salaries with the organization of the date of exchange in cooperation with other departments of the ministry in the provinces. He explained that the law of the Commission provided for the right of persons with disabilities, , With a specific allotment of full-time, is granted monthly salary by the Commission not less than 170 thousand per month.
Al-Moussawi added that if the employee is employed, he will be given a full salary with the fixed benefits and other privileges as he does in the job and renews the full time annually, describing at the same time the level of cooperation of ministries and government institutions regarding the services provided to the disabled.
He called on the Municipality of Baghdad to allocate garages, roads, bridges and bathrooms for people with disabilities and special needs, because of the increase in the number of disabled people resulting from wars, acts of terrorism and community violence, useful that the Ministry of Higher Education expressed cooperation in the allocation of seats for this class.
Concerning the number of disabled persons, the head of the Disabled Persons and the special needs in the ministry explained that the approximate numbers available to the Commission exceeded four million, including wounded Iraqis (Iraqi-Iranian) and 1991, revealing the coverage of 29 thousand people with the salary of the full-time appointment with allocations not exceeding 59 billion Dinars within the current year's budget.
He explained that the Commission has set up a specialized committee to follow up the appointments of people with disabilities in state institutions and private sector companies and will start a visit to both government and private institutions to follow up the activation of Article 16 and obtain job grades suitable for people with disabilities in Baghdad and the governorates.
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