Min. directs replacing name of office for people with special needs

Minister of Youth and Sports Ashraf Sobhi has directed replacing the name of the ministry’s office for people with special needs and dwarfs with the name of people of high capacities and strong will, in recognition of their great abilities in making accomplishments.

In a statement released on Thursday, Sobhi said those people represent a model of determination and challenge, adding that his ministry is working on honing their skills and integrating them into the society, through implementing several programs and projects nationwide.

The Youth Ministry is keen on supporting people with special needs and giving them the opportunity to take part in different cultural, artistic, recreational and sports activities at sports clubs and youth centers across the nation, he noted.

On Wednesday, the sports minister announced the start of the 2nd edition of youth centers competition for the deaf, with the participation of around 10,000 players.

Source: State Information Service Egypt