The Ministry of Labor and Social Security “will continue to show undiminished interest in the Non-Governmental Bodies and will provide support to the work they perform”, assured the acting Minister of Labor and Social Security, Minister of Transport, Communications and Works, in greeting charity event of the Poor Brotherhood of Strovolos
In his speech, read by the Director General of the Ministry of Labor, Andreas Zachariadis, the Minister said that “the increase in the needs of social support in recent years has shown the need for the Government to proceed quickly to reform the welfare and social system. solidarity, aiming to provide every citizen with the necessities of life, based on criteria related to income, property, family composition and any specialized needs, a successful project as a result of the hard work performed by the late Zeta Aimilianidou “.
A statement from the GIP added that “in parallel with the implementation of the EUS legislation, care policy has been revised to improve the quality of life and ensure the social integration of people who are beneficiaries of EUS, of the elderly, through the subsidization of their identified needs for care services, a policy that now continues in the course set by the deceased, through the Ministry of Social Welfare “.
As Mr. Karousos said, “at the same time, we continue our efforts, through the continuous promotion of appropriate policies and measures, for the further reduction of unemployment, the strengthening of the employability of the unemployed and the workers, the support of the creation of new and quality jobs “improving welfare systems and promoting social cohesion and modernizing labor institutions and practices.”
He noted that “the transition from unemployment to employment or training is promoted by the Ministry through the implementation of active policy measures in the form of Incentive Plans for recruitment and / or training of the unemployed, with particular emphasis on the youth group”.
In his speech, the Minister pointed out that “nevertheless, the role of the state comes to complement the work of the Non-Governmental Organizations, which are now an organized system of social offer and valuable partners of the state.”
Regarding the activities of the Poor Brotherhood of Strovolos, Mr. Karousos said that “since January 20, 1951, when it was founded, it highlights and promotes the mental wealth of its members and demonstrates the importance of voluntary contribution in managing the needs of our society.”
“Volunteering is a way of life with special values, such as charity, solidarity, social justice and social participation”, the Minister noted, closing.