Muscat: The Ministry of Social Development seeks to raise benefits for social security families and hopes that a proposal from the ministry to the government in this regard will be approved.
Her Excellency Laila Al-Najjar, Minister of Social Development, said: “The Ministry has been working on a proposal to raise benefits for social security families and it has been submitted to the competent authorities and it is under investigation and we hope it will be accepted and there is a serious effort on the part of the Ministry in this area. ”
“The system related to the Security and Social Security Act has undergone many changes and developments in recent years, but this system must be developed and changed to suit the variables and lifestyle. The Ministry has worked to study many provisions of the current Social Security Act and these changes have been raised to target other groups and change rights in the next phase, “added Hans Excellence in the weekly talk show with Shabab on Oman TV.
Her Excellency reaffirmed that the social protection system is a fundamental requirement in all countries, and its presence is proof that this role is not limited to one state body, but rather is a national system in which the roles of several state bodies overlap. . the private sector and partnership from civil society.
Her Excellency pointed out that the role of the Ministry of Social Development, which is one of the parties in this system, overlaps with the roles of several parties in determining the procedural steps for them, in line with what is hoped to achieve the objectives of this system. .
Her Excellence explained that the main goals of the social system are to target the groups most in need of support through the presence of many programs, either through cash contributions or subscriptions to the Social Protection Fund.