President Stevo Pendarovski, in the House of Humanitarian Organizations “Dare Dzambaz”, met today with representatives of the National Council of Disability Organizations of Macedonia.
The representatives of the National Council informed President Pendarovski about the current activities on the occasion of marking December 3, International Day of Persons with Disabilities, as well as about their problems and regular engagements.
The interlocutors stressed that despite the evident improvement of the position of these citizens, there are still areas in which their functioning is difficult and that such systemic weaknesses that have long been detected, are further highlighted with the outbreak of the pandemic.
Encouraging the overall efforts of all members of the National Council of Disability Organizations to pursue the interests of persons with disabilities, President Pendarovski emphasized his personal commitment and unreserved support for every initiative, regardless of December 3, the challenges faced by citizens to receive continuous attention and serious approach throughout the year. In that regard, President Pendarovski said that full commitment and partnership between these organizations and institutions in North Macedonia is necessary.