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Minister discusses social welfare with MP
01 : 49 PM - 13/09/2017
Manama, Sep. 13 (BNA): Labour and Social Development Minister Jameel Mohammed Humaidan has received Member of Parliament (MP) Jamal Ali Bu Hassan.
They discussed various topics, especially the ministry’s efforts to fulfill the needs of residents through its community services centres located all over the kingdom’s regions.

They also reviewed the preparations to open Al-Busaiteen’s Community Centre, the tenth community centre managed and supervised by the ministry, that provides numerous services, social assistance, family guidance, vocational training, children and youth clubs, productive family training, product marketing and social assistance applications.

The two sides discussed expediting the procedures to implement the relevant edict by granting two hours of social service for the handicapped based on the amendment of Law 64/2006 that provides disability care, rehabilitation and employment. The law provides that the handicapped employee or a first-degree relative looking after a handicapped individual, two paid hours of rest daily.


BNA 1048 GMT 2017/09/13

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