The “Ataa” Fund for people with special needs was established by the 50-year old Nasser Social Bank in November last year, during the term of former Social Solidarity Minister Ghada Wally.
Speaker of the Arab Parliament asserted commitment to supporting the rights and demands of the disabled in the parliament's resolutions and unified laws.
Tawfik's decision comes ahead of the International Day of Disabled Persons, celebrated worldwide on December 3rd every year.
The minister of youth said that the participation of the disabled people in the referendum reflects the ministry's success to integrate them into the society.
The training comes as part of a cooperation protocol signed January between the Justice Ministry and the National Council for Disability Affairs.
The White Card would grant disabled people many benefits including reduction or exemption from study expenses, reduction in transportation fare, and free treatment in government hospitals.
During a day he described as the “happiest day” in his life, President Sisi honored a number of youth with special needs.