KUWAIT: Making her annual Eid Al-Fitr visit to the Social Care Complex for the elderly, disabled, and orphans, Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and Minister of State for Planning and Development Hend Al-Subaih substituted on Wednesday for His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah in distributing Eid gifts to the resident orphans.
At the conclusion of her visit, she told reporters of the keenness of His Highness the Amir to provide optimum care and attention to orphans, ensuring that they receive the wherewithal they deserve to lead productive lives as they grow up under state supervision.
She said she valued her annual first day of Eid get-together with residents of the Social Care Complex, stressing that the residents are an integral component of the society for whom the state spares no efforts to provide all their needs while equipping them to ease into the social fabric of society with eagerness and confidence.
On the achievements of the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor, she said hard work is afoot at the ministry enabling it to complete no less than 90 percent of its scheduled projects. Regarding combining the Manpower Public Authority with Kuwait Restructuring Program, Subaih said merging the two is going well and should be done before the end of the year. On the issue of public donations during Ramadan, she said the ministry monitored this process well prompting the United States Treasury to applaud the ministry’ efforts. – KUNA