Allocation of a path for people with visual disabilities in the public walkways has been approved. This was announced by the member of the southern municipal council, Abdullah Ibrahim Abdulatif.
Abdulatif explained that the proposal covers special paths for people with disabilities in general and those with visual disabilities in particular within the scope of the tracks or public parks.
The areas that will be specified for them, he noted, must be defined by prominent longitudinal lines as guidelines during their movement, so they can walk alone without the need for help. The walk lines must also have warning points at an intersection and the end of the path to notify people of their arrival with caution.
Abdulatif explained that his proposal was included within the ministry’s future projects. He also said that municipal specialists have been instructed to review the preparation of sidewalks in general to facilitate the movement of those who use wheelchairs as well.