Disabled People

Egypt’s 1st lady marks IDPD, says people of determination are nation's heart and hope

Fri, 03 Dec 2021 - 12:05 GMT

Egypt’s First Lady Entissar Amer marked the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD), saying disabled people are the “heart of Egypt and its hope and bright side”.

Cairo to allow free entry to 12 public parks for disabled people on Friday

Thu, 02 Dec 2021 - 01:50 GMT

Cairo Governor Khaled Abdel-Aal announced that 12 public parks will allow free entry for disabled people on Friday.

LE 5 billion spent annually to back 1.1 million disabled people in Egypt: ministry

Fri, 04 Dec 2020 - 12:12 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Social Solidarity has reviewed, in a report, the most prominent efforts it has made in favor of people with disabilities in various fields, as part of the celebrations of the International Day of Disabled Persons.

Egyptian President allocates LE 100 million for fund serving people with disabilities

Mon, 27 Jul 2020 - 04:09 GMT

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.

Arab Parliament asserts commitment to supporting rights of disabled

Wed, 04 Dec 2019 - 10:14 GMT

Speaker of the Arab Parliament asserted commitment to supporting the rights and demands of the disabled in the parliament's resolutions and unified laws.

Disabled people to obtain IDs for free for 1 week: Interior min.

Mon, 02 Dec 2019 - 01:31 GMT

Tawfik's decision comes ahead of the International Day of Disabled Persons, celebrated worldwide on December 3rd every year.

Disabled people vote in referendum on constitutional amendments

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 - 10:33 GMT

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.

Justice Min. trains some real state employees to use sign language

Wed, 20 Mar 2019 - 09:30 GMT

The training comes as part of a cooperation protocol signed January between the Justice Ministry and the National Council for Disability Affairs.

Egypt issues 'White Cards' to guarantee rights of disabled

Sun, 16 Dec 2018 - 11:54 GMT

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.

Sisi announces establishing technical center to serve disabled people

Mon, 30 Jul 2018 - 04:02 GMT

During a day he described as the “happiest day” in his life, President Sisi honored a number of youth with special needs.