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Gov. Anies Baswedan Plans to Recruit People with Disabilities

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan plans to recruit people with disabilities as government employees starting from 2018.

“I will instruct every bureau and working units to recruit our brothers with disabilities,” said Anies on Wednesday, December 6.

The former education minister reasons that there are plenty of people with disabilities that has work potential. In the future, they would be appointed at places that fit their skills.

Read also: Anies Baswedan Promises Govt Jobs to People with Disabilities

According to the Jakarta’s Central Bureau of Statistics, there were 6,003 disabled people in Jakarta in 2015. South Jakarta (2,290 people) followed by West Jakarta (1,155 people) and Thousand Islands (69 people).

Anies said that the recruitment procedure will be further discussed with other Jakarta Officials and he also assured that the selection process has commenced through a small team that he initially formed.

The issue of equality for people with disabilities originally emerged during the Jakarta Gubernatorial Election Campaign season. Like many other promises he made, Anies Baswedan promised to create a public service that is friendly towards disabled people.

 

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