The International Monetary Fund (IFM) welcomes the government's social protection programs and does not force the state to take measures that harm Egyptian citizens, affirmed Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouli on Thursday.
While checking the FY2022/2023 draft budget, President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi instructed the government to immediately prepare a bundle of financial and social protection measures.
Qabbaj said the state managed through three years of hard work to turn from traditional social care policies which have failed to meet the citizens’ basic needs toward comprehensive policies of social protection.
As many as 808 patients were discharged from isolation hospitals after receiving necessary medical care, taking the number of recovered cases to 84,969 so far, the spokesman said.
The guide confirms a rise in government spending on education and health to 6 percent and 3 percent of the gross domestic product respectively.
Cairo hosted the International Conference on Population and Development in 1994.
The draft budget demonstrates that the state expenditure will be LE1.424 trillion recording an increase of 10.6 percent compared to the current fiscal year.
President Abdel-Fatah al-Sisi said that he was “delighted” with the implementation of a social protection system that covers the poor and the needy.
Minister of Social Solidarity Ghada Wali met on Thursday with a visiting delegation of the World Food Program (WFP).
The value of the social protection program package announced by President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi for 2017/18 budget estimated at LE 72 billion.
The government is taking a handful of measures to protect the poor in the new budget for the fiscal year 2017/2018, which starts on July 1.