Manama, May 16 (BNA): The Labour Fund (Tamkeen) and Bahrain Down Syndrome Society have signed a cooperation agreement to groom, train and employ Bahraini Down Syndrome sufferers in specialised jobs that fit their capabilities. The move is part of a first-of-its-kind project in terms of specialised jobs. It is also an assertion of the importance of community partnership and the integration of all social categories in initiatives and programmes aimed at fostering social solidarity.
The agreement was concluded by Tamkeen Chief Executive Dr. Ibrahim Mohammed Janahi and Bahrain Down Syndrome Society President Adel Abdullah Fakhro.
The programme will be prepared and supervised by specialised expert in Down Syndrome and Director of Down Syndrome Care Centre Dr. Mohammed Abdulkarim Al Mennai.