Promoting Role of People with Disability to Next Level

Royal Government of Cambodia is promoting the role of people with disability to the next level � vital contribution to social development.

The commitment was highlighted by Secretary General of Disability Action Council H.E Em Chan Makara in a recent consultation workshop here in Phnom Penh.

Adding to the rhyme, Secretary of State for Social Affairs, Veteran and Youth Rehabilitation H.E. Sem Sokha is positive that through the existing National Disability Strategic Plan 2014-2018, more and more people with disability are being employed by different government bodies.

The effort, he added, contributes essentially to strengthening livelihood and poverty reduction in Cambodia.

In 2016 alone, almost 2,600 people with disability have been employed by 43 government institutions.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press