IN order to urge more employers to hire the disabled, a concert was jointly organised by Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK) and the Health and Welfare Branch recently. The 'Rehabilitation Special '96' concert, sponsored by the Queen Elizabeth Foundation for the Mentally Handicapped, was held at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. Seven voluntary rehabilitation agencies set up booths at the venue to promote and introduce their services. Guests-of-honour included Chief Secretary Anson Chan Fang On-san, Secretary for Health and Welfare Katherine Fok Lo Shiu-ching and Assistant Director of Broadcasting (TV) Raymond Ng Sek-fai. According to Peggy Chan, executive producer of 'Rehabilitation Special', the programme, in its third year, has received support from various agencies. It has also enlisted support from the Education Department, Labour Department, Home Affairs Department, Social Welfare Department and the Hospital Authority. The event not only offered encouragement to the disabled, but also called on the public to care about them. Employers, employees and the disabled from different agencies were invited to make a joint declaration. Performing artists included Aaron Kwok, Linda Wong, Daniel Chan, Leo Koo, Mimi Law, Wong Yik, Wallace Wong and the pop band Zen. Highlights of the programme will be screened on TVB Jade from 7 pm to 8 pm on Lunar New Year's Eve (Sunday).