Thu, 07 Jul 2016 17:20 - Updated Thu, 07 Jul 2016 19:07
Minister defends continued social assistance to vulnerable people
Luanda - The need to continued assistance programs to the most vulnerable citizens, despite the current economic and financial difficulties, was defended Thursday in Luanda by the minister of Welfare and Social Reintegration, João Baptista Kussumua.
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Ministro da Assistência e Reinserção Social (MINARS), João Baptista Kussumua
Photo: Pedro Parente
Minister of Social Welfare (MINARS), João Baptista Kussumua, speaking to the press after the fifth session of the Cabinet Council Commission for social policy.
Photo: Pedro Parente
At the end of the 5th ordinary session of the Commission on Social Policy of the Council of Ministers, João Baptista Kussumua stressed that the work has been positive and that it is urgent to continue to guarantee assistance and solidarity with the most vulnerable populations in the country.
"We must undertake more efforts to create more integrated programs to benefit the greatest number of people in need," he said.
He pointed among the main tasks of the programs to be implemented, social support, landmine clearance, reintegration of ex-military, assistance to children and the elderly.
The minister said that the costs of the programs at this stage require some adjustment and a more balanced distribution, to benefit everyone and bring stability to their families.
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