ATTOCK - State Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, Sheikh Aftab Ahmad, has said that the government is according priority to make special persons useful members of the society and for the purpose all-out efforts are being made.

He said this while addressing a function held in connection with "World Disabled Day" here at Government Razia Sultana School for The Blind.

He said that the government is ensuring provision of free pick and drop, textbooks and other facilities to the disabled students. He said that schools for disabled are working at tehsil level having maximum facilities. He praised the services of the teachers for their efforts in making blind and disabled students useful members of the society. He emphasised upon the teachers and parents to take extra care of the disabled children.  The minister ensured the principal of the school that concerned authorities will be approached for providing maximum facilities to the blind students.

Earlier Principal Salma Faheem in her welcome address highlighted the achievements of the school and apprised the minister of the problems being faced by the school administration.  Later the minister gave away medals and prizes to shining students.