Emine Erdo?an: ara We have to include people with disabilities in decision-making mechanisms as circumstances permit

Emine Erdogan, in her speech at the opening ceremony of the Center for the Handicapped Life, commissioned by the Gaziantep Metropolitan Municipality, said: If we increase the number in these positions, we will also include their point of view on the issues. We know that the physical obstacle is not the real obstacle in front of man because man is not only body and limbs, Bil he said.

Emine Erdogan, the wife of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, attended the opening ceremony of the Center for Handicapped Living, which was built by Gaziantep Metropolitan Municipality in Sahinbey district. Minister of National Education Ziya Selcuk, Justice Minister Abdulhamit Gul and Family, Labor and Social Services Minister Zehra Zumrut Selcuk also attended the ceremony. Emine Erdogan gave a speech.

Gonul municipality stating that they made the grand opening of one of the examples admirable of understanding, Barrier-Free Living Center of city dwellers, Erdogan stated that Emine believe will provide services that will increase the happiness, I'm also a big win not for center just Gaziantep, Turkey, and noted that the project will be an example to everyone.


Pointing out that there are 109 thousand 355 disabled in Gaziantep, Emine Erdogan stated that only 10 thousand 855 received service from various private centers.

"We are one big family in Turkey," said Emine Erdogan, "our citizens are troubled with their troubles, problems, solutions happiness we are conjunct. All of these actions coincide exactly with the identity of the 'barrier-free city Gaziantep'. With its historical heritage, culture and cuisine, the spirit of Gaziantep, which is one of the few beauties of the world, suits the spirit of Gaziantep. Ve

Emine Erdogan pointed out that in the last 17 years, 55 thousand disabled employees were employed and the incentive applications were started for the employment of disabled people in the private sector. reminding that the payment of home care pension has been put into effect.


Emine Erdogan stated that she wants to address the authorities of public institutions and private sector executives. If we increase the number in these positions, we will also include their point of view on the issues. We know that the physical obstacle is not a real obstacle in front of people because human beings, not only the body and limbs, "he said.

Emine Erdogan underlined that it was not necessary for her to have a vision and continued her speech: olmak Because vision is a matter of mind. There is only one condition to be Cemil Meric, and it is to fall in love. Standing on two legs is not a prerequisite for scientific studies. As you know, Stephen Hawking has done his scientific work on his wheelchair. We do not need anything other than a heart that requires a flow to change the fate of the world. We need something else to reveal the potential within the handicapped. That is to design cities and communal living spaces by including all the barrier groups. If we see our disabled brothers who are waiting for minutes at the elevator doors in the common living areas, we have deficiencies in assimilating the spirit of the work.


Emine Erdogan said, Let's make activities that will bring all of our children without disabilities together. Let them meet in games, art and sports activities, do joint work in mixed groups. Let's not divide the life as disabled and non-handicapped, let us solve the differences with love and tolerance Hay.

After hearing the National Anthem of hearing impaired children, Down Syndrome members were playing the anthem, Emine Erdogan cut the opening ribbon of the center with the other ministers and other officials. Emine Erdogan, who visited the center with the participants of the ceremony and informed about the works carried out by the authorities, watched the basketball game of disabled athletes and followed the musical performances of disabled musicians.


Visit the Zoo Gaziantep scope of contacts in Gaziantep, created in zoos 'Butterfly Valley' section inaugurated the Emine Erdogan, Turkey's the kind of variety that accommodates and facial measurements and shown across the gardens zoological world's leading Gaziantep Zoo officials related information took.

Last year in Sudan, a gift to President Erdogan and brought to Gaziantep, the Nile, Sultan, Sudan and Sevakin names of the lions visited the section of the Emine Erdogan, the Family, Labor and Social Services Minister Zehra Zumrut Selcuk and Gaziantep Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Fatma Sahin also accompanied.

Source: Presidential Office of the Republic of Turkey