We have agreed upon on 2500 words however in first phase 4000 words will be introduced – Qasim Naveed
Karachi: Special Assistant to CM Sindh on Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities Syed Qasim Naveed Qamar has said that his department has been working on Unified Sign Language for hearing impaired persons and so far we have agreed upon on 2500 words however in first phase 4000 words will be introduced.
This he said while visiting Deaf Reach School and College Gulistan e Johar Karachi, where work is going on regarding Unified Sign Language.
On this occasion Muhammad Amin Memon Principal/In-charge Formulation of Curriculum, Syllabus and Sign Language Committee, Sajjad Bashir Academic Manager Deaf Reach School and College, Ali Noorani, Mrs .Fazla Shamim, Syed Umer Raza Shah, Rubina Tayyab , Irfan Mumtaz and others were also present.
Qasim Naveed assured them that he would talk to competent authority regarding affiliation of schools for Deaf with Secondary Education Boards and hopefully the matter would be resolved soon. It was also decided that a certain number of interpreter would be trained for hearing impaired persons and they would be assigned in various departments as well.
He said that Sindh Government was sincerely working for the improvement of differently-able people and trying to change mindset on the issue. (PR)