Minister of Labor: amending the budget of the Lending Fund and allocating part of it to people with disabilities[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] |Today, 00:1[You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]
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The Minister of Labor and Social Affairs, Ahmed Al-Asadi, announced obtaining the approval of the Council of Ministers to amend the budget of the Lending Fund in 2023.
Al-Asadi said during his participation in an iftar banquet for people with disabilities and special needs on Sunday evening: "People of determination with disabilities and special needs are part of us, we interact with them, and our duty is to provide assistance and aid to them towards achieving their aspirations in a safe and stable society that guarantees justice and equality for all."
He pointed out, "The ministry has obtained the approval of the Council of Ministers to amend the budget of the Lending Fund in 2023, and a portion of these loans will be allocated to people with disabilities for those who present innovative projects," pointing out, "The ministry is following up with the House of Representatives the stages of amending the Law on Caring for Persons with Disabilities to suit the needs of people with disabilities." The actual need and suffering of this broad segment of society.
Al-Asadi added, "Iraq has gone through wars and conflicts over the past four decades that have resulted in millions of people with disabilities," noting that "the state and its institutions, as well as society and its working and active institutions, must deal with this great challenge, contain this segment and provide all forms of support for it because it is a basic group in society." You deserve a lot from us."
He emphasized that "the Prime Minister pays special attention to this segment, and it was a direct directive from him to visit the Persons with Disabilities Care Authority to follow up on their needs and to be able to work and take responsibility to support this segment, as is the case for other segments benefiting from social protection or job seekers."