Today, Saturday, the Iraqi Ministry of Planning confirmed the imminent implementation of the memorandum of understanding it signed with three international organizations, to support the social care network, while indicating that pregnant women and children are the most interested group in this memorandum.
A spokesman for the Ministry of Planning, Abdul-Zahra Al-Hindawi, told the "National News Center", that "the ministry signed a memorandum of understanding with three international organizations represented by the International Labor Organization, the World Food Program and UNICEF," noting that "this memorandum is funded by the European Union, It is implemented by the Ministries of Labor and Social Affairs, and Commerce.
He added that "the goal of this agreement is to support the social protection system in Iraq, represented in the social protection network as well as the ration card, as well as attention to the poor and the distribution of financial grants to children and pregnant women," stressing "the imminent implementation of this agreement in the coming days."
Al-Hindawi pointed out that “there is great support for the private sector in Iraq because of its real relationship and interconnected partnership with the public sector, in order to create job opportunities, as well as achieve sustainable development goals within Iraq’s vision for it in 2030, and to strengthen cooperation and support for the health and educational sector in all provinces.”
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