Jordan Prince Mired urges integration of persons with disabilities into labour market
Middle East, Misc., News, November 18 2017
AMMAN: HH Prince Mired, president of the Higher Council for the Affairs of Persons with Disabilities, on Wednesday highlighted the importance of cooperation with the council to facilitate integrating persons with disabilities into the labour market.
In a dialogue session co-organised by the council and the Amman Chamber of Industry, Prince Mired noted the Kingdom’s efforts in presenting better services to persons with disabilitiess, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.
Labour Minister Ali Ghezawi expressed the ministry’s readiness to support any initiative to help employers recruit persons with disabilities through the national programme for empowerment and recruitment that targets six economic sectors. The programme is financed by the government at a value of JD100 million.