The aspects of welfare and promotion of human rights and equality of people with disabilities became the main topic during the Discussion Session organised by the US Embassy in the country yesterday afternoon. The discussion session held in conjunction with the 30th Anniversary Signing Celebration of the Americans with Disabilities Act, ADA was attended by representatives from several associations and NGOs in the country including the Pusat Bahagia under the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports and Special Education Unit under the Ministry of Education.
During the discussion, Dayang Nurul Huda binti Awang Haji Muhin, Acting Head of Administration Pusat Ehsan Al-Ameerah Al-Hajjah Maryam shared her experience while at Disability Rights Montana, United States of America for 6 weeks. The event also provided an opportunity for such organisations to engage in dialogue on promoting human rights and equality, especially for the citizens and residents with disabilities of Brunei.
Source: Radio Television Brunei