Middle East

Forum discusses ways to make Mena Region accessible for travelers with disabilities

AMMAN: Measures to facilitate the accessibility of destinations such as Jordan and the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region for travelers with disabilities were discussed at Continue reading the story...

New Partnership to Develop Education and Training Programs for People with Disabilities

RIYADH: The Rehab Group signed an agreement with the Human Resources Development Fund (HRDF) to support HRDF in the development of its inclusive employment and pre-employment Continue reading the story...

Dubai opens swimming pool for people with disabilities

DUBAI: Dubai Sports Council (DSC) has opened the first swimming pool for people with disabilities at the Dubai Handicapped Club. The pool was designed on international Paralympics specifications Continue reading the story...

Bahrain launches Braille signboards

MANAMA: Minister of Education Dr. Majid bin Ali Al-Nuaimi has directed the launching of safe pathways for students with vision disabilities in schools. Safe walkways will be Continue reading the story...

Abu Dhabi launches reading campaign for people with hearing disabilities

Abu Dhabi Municipality has launched a campaign to encourage people with hearing disabilities to read books. It has teamed up with Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority Continue reading the story...

Al Jalila Foundation wants to empower children with disabilities

DUBAI, UAE: Jalal Bin Thaneya’s 5,000km cycling expedition across the Gulf countries has a single purpose — to raise awareness about Al Jalila Foundation, a Dubai-based Continue reading the story...

Abu Dhabi International Airport Now More Accessible

ABU DHABI, UAE: As part of Abu Dhabi Airports commitment to delivering world-class services for all passengers, Abu Dhabi Airports is further enhancing Abu Dhabi International Continue reading the story...

Saudi observes World Disabled Day

JEDDAH: The World Disabled Day was observed on Friday under the patronage of Prince Sultan bin Nasir bin Abdul Aziz as part of a campaign to Continue reading the story...

Workshop raises awareness on disability in Riyadh

RIYADH: An educational workshop for people with disabilities was organized at the National Museum of the King Abdulaziz Historical Center in Riyadh to mark the International Continue reading the story...

Banking awareness forum for people with vision disabilities held in Jeddah

JEDDAH: An awareness seminar on banking fraud was held recently for people with vision disabilities in Jeddah. The Media and Banking Awareness Committee of Saudi Banks, in Continue reading the story...