Associated Press Service
ISLAMABAD:June 22, 2021 KARACHI: President Dr. Arif Alvi has launched a comprehensive policy of the State Bank of Pakistan to improve the economic autonomy of persons with disabilities (PWDs).
The President as a special guest compiled the policy.
The policy aims to improve access to banking services and the inclusion of persons with disabilities as bank employees to improve their economic autonomy.
Banks and NGOs have developed a policy to improve the lives of people with disabilities.
In this context, under the SBP guidelines, the Board of Directors of banks now need to approve a strategic framework for the inclusion of PWD in the financial net while the management will ensure its implementation.