“I’ll urge all the healthy citizens of society to be more sympathetic to the autistic and disabled people and extend their hand of sympathy to them,” she said.
The Prime Minister was addressing a function marking the 8th World Autism Awareness Day at Bangabandhu International Conference Center (BICC) in the capital. Social Welfare Ministry organised the function in collaboration with Health and Family Welfare and Education ministries.
Health Minister Md Nasim spoke on the occasion as a special guest chaired by Social Welfare Minister Syed Mohsin Ali, a news agency report added.
Besides, a special video message of international autism expert Saima Hossain was also screened at the function. Later, the Prime Minister enjoyed a cultural programme.