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Mataf reserved for 2 hours for special needs people

Mataf reserved for 2 hours for special needs people

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The Presidency for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques held the mataf (circumambulation zone around the Holy Kaaba) for 2 hours for the reliable with special needs on Monday(Dec 3), reported Sasudi Gazette.

This was to stamp the International Day of Persons with Disabilities which falls on Dec. 3. 


The yearly recognition of the International Day of Disabled Persons was announced in 1992 by the United Nations General Assembly. It intends to advance the rights and prosperity of people with disabilities in all circles of society and improvement, and to build consciousness of the circumstance of people with handicaps in each part of political, social, financial and social life.

The theme for this is: “Empowering persons with disabilities and ensuring inclusiveness and equality.” 

The current year's topic centers around engaging people with disabilities for a comprehensive, impartial and feasible advancement as a major aspect of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Kingdom has proclaimed enactments and takes unique consideration of individuals with disabilities.

The Ministry of Education runs a few associations to assist individuals with disabilities. These incorporate the Noor Institute for the Blind, the Amal Institute for the Deaf and the Institute for the Intellectually Disabled. Different associations are controlled by the Ministry of Labor and Social Development. The Ministry of Health gives wellbeing administrations to a great many people in Saudi Arabia. 

Individuals with disabilities in Saudi Arabia are qualified for half off airfare for themselves and a  companion. They have the right to education, measure up to work and access to open space.

Individuals with disablities are qualified for impaired parking spots and an endowment of SR 10,000 to change over vehicles for details identifying with their handicap. Standardized savings is accessible to people with inabilities or who become disabled later in life.

The King Salman Center for Disability Research, Disabled Children Association and the Joint Center for Research in Prosthetics and Orthotics and Rehabilitation Programs are non-administrative associations working in Saudi Arabia to assist individuals with disabilities.