A UAE Government minister accompanied physically-disabled Emirati Zayed to the cinema.
Minister of Community Development, Hessa bint Isa Buhamaid responded to hashtag #LetsTakeZayedToTheMovies and accompanied the 14-year-old child to the cinema.
The minister surprised Zayed, who is suffering from multiple disabilities, by showing up to accompany him to see a movie, Emaratalyoum reported.
She was accompanied by a group of advocates of the rights of this category responded to the hashtag which was launched by the child’s mother.
Zayad's mother launched the hashtag after an incident she and her son faced at the movies where a movie-goer expressed outrage, claiming that Zayed was overreacting during the film and this was causing him inconvenience.
She said she felt deeply disappointed as the movie-goer did not take her son’s plight into account.