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Dubai set to become disabled-friendly city by 2020


The officials of different government organisations in Dubai discussed ways to achieve the vision of making the city into disabled-friendly by 2020.

An expert committee was set up which focused on how Dubai’s public buildings, city facilities and tourism can be made welcoming for everyone, including people with disabilities.

The policy makers highlighted the need to bring a change in the attitudes, spread awareness and make society more inclusive for disabled people.

They plan to make policies work for all regardless of their abilities, promote equal employment opportunities, build social capital, reduce and remove social exclusion and provide quality education and health care facilities to make Dubai inclusive for people with disabilities.

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