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Govt Institutions Must Respect Handicapped Persons: SC

ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court of Pakistan on Thursday summoned details of employment quota for handicapped individuals in the centre as well as provinces, stating that government institution should respect such persons.

A three-judge bench of Apex Court headed by acting Chief Justice Azmat Saeed heard on a case pertaining to job quota for handicapped people in government institutions.

During the hearing, Additional Advocate General of Punjab told before the court that 4,712 special persons have been recruited in Punjab.

He added that private institutions had also added Rs50 million in funds reserved for disabled persons.

CJP responded that the case may be transferred to Anti-Corruption court if Top court does not approve of the submitted report.

The court then adjourned the case for six weeks.