International Day of Persons with Disabilities is being observed across the globe including Pakistan today.
The theme for this year’s day is “Achieving 17 Goals for the Future We Want”.
A number of programmes and functions have been planned to mark this day in the country to focus on issues that affect people with disabilities.
Since 1992, the United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) has been celebrated annually on 3 December around the world.
This theme notes the recent adoption of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the role of these goals in building a more inclusive and equitable world for persons with disabilities.