Mr. Kamal Abu Aoun, Head of the Education and Culture Sector, received a delegation from the Education Committee of the Palestinian Legislative Council at the Ministry’s headquarters in Gaza. The delegation included the Deputy Dr. Abdul Rahman Al-Jamal, the Deputy Huda Naim, Mr. Khaled Fada, Deputy Director General of Counselling and Special Education, the Chairman of Peace Club, Mr. Mohammed Al-Arabi and Secretary of the Society of Physically Handicapped People, Mr. Zarif Al Ghorra and a number of representatives of persons with disabilities.
During the meeting, Abu Aoun welcomed the visiting delegation, praising the role of the members of the Legislative Council in serving our people in various fields, especially their interest in people with disability. The Head of the Education and Culture Sector touched upon the educational process and the achievements of the ministry in the field of school buildings, new educational curricula and employment.
Mr. Abu Aoun stressed that the Ministry of Education is keen to play its role and follow up and teach students, including the persons with disability, and continue to implement various programs that concern them in this regard, as well work to promote their rights to education. He also emphasized on the importance of concerted efforts at the official and popular levels to overcome the various difficulties and challenges facing persons with disabilities.
On their part, members of the Legislative Council praised the role of the ministry in the process of developing and improving the educational process despite the different circumstances.
During the meeting, there was a detailed discussion about several educational issues related to the issues of persons with disabilities.