Planning Ministry, local NGO sign agreement for day laborers

Amman, Minister of Planning and International Cooperation, Wissam Rabadi, and the Director General of Tkiyet Um Ali, Samer Balkar, signed a JD375,000 agreement to support 4,022 families of day laborers who are not included in the National Aid Fund or the Social Security Corporation.

In a press statement on Monday, Rabadi said the agreement is part of a series of governmental measures for day laborers, under royal directives to come up with appropriate and adequate means to protect them and meet their basic and living needs amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

The agreement aims at improving citizens’ living standard by providing families of 25,525 individuals with food parcels in line with the objectives of the Tkiyet Um Ali’s economic and social productivity enhancement program.

Source: Jordan News Agency

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