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More needs to be done to support disabled, UAE minister tells UN

More work needs to be done to support the rights of disabled people, according to the UAE’s Minister of International Cooperation and Development.

Lubna Al Qasimi said in a speech to the UN General Assembly on Wednesday that despite progress made by the UAE there was still more to be done.

She said a “global partnership” was needed to develop livelihoods for people with disabilities.

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