CAIRO – 24 May 2022: Egypt’s Minister of Manpower, Mohamed Saafan announced, Monday issuing financial aids exceeding LE 10 million during the past period for irregular workers.
He added that the financial aid was disbursed on the occasions of Labor Day and Eid al-Fitr to nearly 10019 registered irregular workers.
Saafan added that 149 new irregular workers were registered in the system.
The Manpower Minster also said that Qalyubia Governorate has appointed 2,518 young men, including 18 with disabilities [differently-abled].
Earlier in April General Supervisor of the National Council for Persons with Disabilities, Dr. Iman Karim, said that Egypt is keen on developing women skills, and providing opportunities to them to assume leadership positions.
She said, in statements, that the council is working to raise awareness of the rights of persons with disabilities and the role of the council in providing all services to them.
She pointed out that one of the important files that the council will work on is the preparation of a database on people with disabilities in cooperation with the Mobilization and Statistics Authority and the National Council for Women, explaining: “We will make sure to include people with disabilities in all walks of life.
Dr. Eman Karim confirmed that the Egyptian family development project is a very important project, that ensures that the Egyptian family is the mainstay of society.
The project includes a mother with a disability, a wife with a disability, a son and a daughter with a disability, and this project will greatly benefit people with disabilities who are an integral part of society.
The Egyption law guarantees rights of people with disabilities, by setting out penalties for endangering the, or discriminating against them.