Tuesday, 15 Oct 2019 | 16 Safar 1441
State Council discusses social security system and government proficiency

State Council discusses social safety program and government proficiency

As per a press release, it also discussed intensively a proposal on the ‘National Programme for Government Proficiency and Creativity’.

The ninth typical session chaired by H E Dr Yahya bin Mahfoudh al Mantheri, chairman of the council, was held in the presence of council members and the secretary basic of the council.

H E Dr Mantheri praised the government’s efforts to offer social safety and extended it to eligible persons in all governorates of the sultanate, appreciated the efforts and programmes implemented to enhance government efficiency.

The chairman also congratulated the members on the advent of the holy month of Ramadan.
He prayed for the great well being and happiness of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said, for the folks of Oman steady progress and prosperity and for the Arab and Islamic nations prosperity, great fortune and harmony.

Hon Dr Hamed bin Sulaiman Salim al Salmi, Social committee head explained that social safety occupies a privileged location inside the social protection program in Oman, exactly where it is a pillar of social improvement.

Economic and social safety is a single of the crucial components for the upkeep of peace, improvement in the regular of living of folks and households and the strengthening of social cohesion, as it enshrines the values of solidarity and synergy in between various generations and groups in the Omani society.

He noted that by means of the study, the committee had deemed the functioning of the social safety program, its policies and legislation primarily based on laws and regulations with a view to access proposals to create them, enhance the high quality of solutions supplied and develop efficient mechanisms to allow social safety households to turn out to be self-reliant and exit from the social safety service category.

It also aimed to recognize other sources of funding for the want of social safety households to minimize dependence on government assistance, with the aim of reaching prosperity and stability and enhancing the high quality of life.

The study indicated that focus to the social protection program in the sultanate started given that the starting of the Blessed Renaissance and reviewed the measures adopted in this regard, which includes the establishment of the initial ministry accountable for social action, and the improvement of the notion of social perform.

Further, the session discussed its proposal on ‘National Programme for Government Proficiency and Creativity’, following the explanations of Hon Naashiah al Kharousi, head of the Special Group, mandated to study the proposal.

She stated the programme comes in assistance of the government’s efforts in the locations of efficiency improvement and upgrading the locations of public solutions supplied by numerous official bodies, and to attain financial development.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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