HCD chief, Mexican envoy talk ways to enhance disability-related cooperation

Higher Council for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (HCD) President, Prince Mired bin Raad, on Thursday discussed with Mexican Ambassador to Jordan, Roberto Rodriguez Hernandez, ways to enhance cooperation and exchange expertise in relation to the disabled people’s rights.

Speaking at the meeting, which was held at the HCD’s headquarters, Prince Mired stressed His Majesty King Abdullah II’s keenness and continuous directives to advance services provided to the disabled people and offer necessary support to them to become productive and qualified to join the labor market in various fields.

Prince Mired presented Jordan’s achievements in the disability field, made by programs and projects that have been implemented to advance the disabled people’s rights, which would support and enable them to integrate into society and its institutions without obstacles.

Hernandez, for his part, lauded the “advanced” level of rights granted to the disabled people in Jordan, and HCD’s efforts to achieve “effective” equality-based participation.

At the bilateral level, the envoy said Jordan and Mexico share similar visions aimed to advance the disabled people’s rights to achieve social and professional inclusion.

Meanwhile, HCD Secretary-General, Dr. Mohannad Azza, stressed the importance of Royal directives aimed to develop legislation, strategies and plans, to be in line with requirements to achieve equality and fair opportunities for the disabled people.

Source: Jordan News Agency