(MENAFN - Arab News) Tabuk Gov. Prince Fahd bin Sultan handed over the keys of three cars specially designed for people with special needs to the guardians of the beneficiaries at his office on Monday
In the first phase of the scheme, 52 cars will be distributed to people with special needs
Asaad Abu Hashim, director of total rehabilitation center in Tabuk, was also present at the event.
The prince was briefed on the special features of the cars
Abu Hashim said all qualified applications for cars submitted by people with special needs have been accepted and cars will be supplied to them.
The cars have been designed to suit the nature of the disability of each applicant, he said. "All safety precautions for such people have been incorporated in them." he said
Priority in the first phase of the distribution has been given to those who suffer severe disabilities, those who have more than one case of disability in the family and also those who are living in locations far away from the city.
He said 225 cars will be distributed in the next phase. During the occasion, the guardians of the people who received the cars thanked
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah for ordering the distribution to help the people with special needs and their familie